Kula Fund II Ltd

Rest of the World Business services, Other consumer services, Food and agriculture, Manufacturing, Others, Communications and IT Services

This is a small-cap fund investing in the Pacific countries.

This investment was made under a previous strategy. We disclose information on all our current investments, but narrative information on our pre-2012 investments, when we introduced a new strategy, may be limited.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Rest of the World
Countries

For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people. For funds, the sectors listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
Business services, Communications and IT Services, Food and agriculture, Manufacturing, Other consumer services, Others
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund manager:
Aureos Capital
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
June 2006
Amount

For direct investments, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the business or project (it may be a combination of equity and debt).

For funds, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the fund.

:
$5m
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Vanuatu

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Chemica

Chemica is a wholesaler and retailer of agro-chemicals, stock feed and agricultural hardware items in Papua New Guinea. The company is the major supplier of agro-chemicals to large plantation corporate houses and the agricultural sector in general.

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Papua New Guinea Rest of the World Food and agriculture June 2008 Active
Mountain Fresh Farms Ltd

Mountain Fresh Farms is the largest producer of eggs in Samoa and is in the process of growing its flock by installing new laying sheds and equipment.

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Samoa Rest of the World Food and agriculture February 2010 Active
KK Kingston Ltd

KK Kingston Limited is a manufacturing businesses in Papua New Guinea established in 1972. Its product range includes industrial, chemical, retail, rotomoulding, plastic and paper.

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Papua New Guinea Rest of the World Others April 2010 Active
Soil Health Pacific Limited

Soil Health Pacific is a manufacturer of organic liquid fertilizers and primary producer focusing on vegetable production. The product is significantly cheaper than traditional fertilizers and assists in improving soil health and crop yield.

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Samoa Rest of the World Food and agriculture September 2011 Active