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.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- South Asia
For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- India, Pakistan
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.
- Communications and IT Services, Education, Financial services, Food and agriculture, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other consumer services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- New Silk Route Advisors
- 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
- November 2007
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.
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.
- Cayman Islands
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
| Reliance Infratel Ltd|
Reliance Telecom Infrastructure Limited (RTIL) is a wireless telecom infrastructure provider engaged in the business of building, owning, and operating wireless communication towers and related assets.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||July 2007||Active|
| 9X Media Private Ltd|
9X Media is an Indian TV broadcasting company. It offers general entertainment Hindi channels, local regional language general entertainment channels, music channels, a national English news channel and city/region centric news channels in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||August 2007||Active|
| Rolex Rings Pvt Ltd|
Rolex Rings is a leading manufacturer of bearing races (inner and outer rings of a bearing assembly) in India.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||September 2007||Active|
| Augere Holdings (Netherlands) B V|
Augere Holdings is among the pioneers attempting to commercialize wireless broadband services across multiple Asian and North African countries. It was established by Sanjiv Ahuja (former CEO and Chairman of Orange SA) and other senior executives from France Telecom.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||January 2008||Active|
Ortel is the leading cable and broadband provider in the state of Orissa. The company’s network is enabled for Triple Play (video, data, and voice) through an FCC standard compliant HFC network.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||April 2008||Active|
| Beaconhouse (Educational Services (Private) Limited)|
Beaconhouse is a leading Asian operator of kindergarten to grade 12 (“K-12”) and pre-K schools. Its fully owned schools and franchises provide an English education to students across nine countries.
|Pakistan||South Asia||Education||August 2008||Active|
| Dawnay Day AV (Destimoney)|
Dawnay Day AV is a retail financial services company in India. DDAV currently has a presence in the equity brokerage, insurance and mutual fund distribution, and wealth management spaces. The company operates out of approximately 40 branches in 8 metros across India.
|India||South Asia||Financial services||August 2008||Active|
| KS Oils Ltd|
KS Oils is an edible oil FMCG company with a product range constituting mustard and refined oils in India.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||July 2009||Active|
| Nectar Lifesciences Ltd|
Nectar Lifesciences is a leading global supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients for sterile injectable and oral Cephalosporins, an important class of antibiotics.
|India||South Asia||Health||February 2010||Active|
| Coffee Day Resorts Pvt Ltd|
Coffee Day Resorts comprises of various companies under the Coffee Day brand in India including a retail coffee chain and coffee vending machines, as well as the procurement, processing and exporting of coffee.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||March 2010||Active|
| Varsity Education Mge Pvt Ltd (Anumati Properties)|
Varsity Education owns two education management companies that provide teacher training, as well as services in several areas: infrastructure facilities, text books, recruiting, IT, finance and accounting training.
|India||South Asia||Education||March 2011||Active|
| Vasudev Adigas Fast Food Pvt Ltd|
Vasudec is a Bangalore-based restaurant chain providing vegetarian fast-food. It also has a catering division that mainly serves corporate clients.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||March 2012||Active|
| Gastronomy Management Services Pvt Ltd|
Gastronomy Management Services is an operator of food and beverage sector businesses in India and South Asia.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||March 2013||Active|
| Ascend Telecom Infrastructure Pvt Ltd|
Aster Infrastructure (AIPL) leases telecom infrastructure for the mobile services and wireless sector in India. AIPL also provides value added services to telecom operators like specialized site acquisition, project management and soil testing services.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||March 2017||Active|