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.
- Africa, Southern Africa
For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- South Africa
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, 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:
- Sphere Holdings
- 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
- October 2005
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.
- South Africa
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
| House Of Busby|
House of Busby is involved in wholesale and in the retail of branded and non-branded leather goods, apparel, footwear, accessories and related products.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Other consumer services||June 2008||Active|
| Dynamic Fibre Moulding|
Dynamic Fibre Moulding is the dominant supplier of packaging to the egg industry in South Africa. Other products include dairy packaging, thermoformed protective packaging and cushion packaging.
|South Africa||Africa, Southern Africa||Manufacturing||May 2012||Active|