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.
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, 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:
- 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
- February 2008
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.
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
| Sabse Technologies Inc (VYSR Inc)|
Vysr Technologies is a provider of internet software solutions. The software enables advertisers to target internet susers by aggregating and profiling consumers.
|India||Rest of the World, South Asia||Communications and IT Services||March 2008||Active|
| Ad2pro media Solutions|
Ad2Pro is a creative agency delivering strategic, digital and production services for mid-sized to large corporations.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||March 2008||Active|
| Richcore Life Sciences / OnEMI Technology|
Richcore builds efficiencies into manufacturing processes using propriety methodology to solve industrial manufacturing problems.
|India||South Asia||Health||September 2008||Active|
| Lattice Bridge Info Tech|
Lattice Bridge has become one of the top voiced based service providers for telecom applications in India. It is expanding its services by partnering with telecoms operators.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||September 2008||Active|
| Sai Sudhir Infrastructure Pvt Ltd Hyderabad|
Sai Sudhir undertakes infrastructure projects, building drinking water, sanitation and irrigation projects in semi-urban and rural India.
|India||South Asia||Infrastructure||December 2008||Active|
|Crederity Information Services Private Ltd||India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||March 2009||Active|
| Si2 Microsystems Ltd|
Si2 Microsystems is a company delivering system in package (SiP) and microelectronics solutions by integrating chip and system design capabilities.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||June 2009||Active|
| Ventureast Tenet II Fund|
Ventureast Tenet II fund invests in seed stage companies in the IT & communications technology sectors in India. These include cleantech, enterprise mobility, credential verification, IT outsourcing and service providers.
|India||South Asia||Financial services||May 2010||Active|
| Orion Edutech|
Orion is a vocational training company with 140 centres in urban and semi-urban cities across India. It provides employment enhancing training for job aspirants with non-English speaking backgrounds, and facilitates placement for trained candidates.
|India||South Asia||Education||September 2010||Active|
| Building Control Solutions Pvt Ltd|
Building Control Solutions operating under the brand name Central Parking Services is India s largest parking management company.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||December 2010||Active|
| Orca Systems Inc|
Orca Systems is a chip design company for use in digital TV tuners and for other applications.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||August 2011||Active|
| Goli Vadpav Pvt Ltd|
Goli Vadpav is a quick service food-chain across Central and South India, focused on providing hygienic ethnic Indian street food. With 200+ franchise outlets across India, Goli’s core product is the vada pav, the famous Indian street-food equivalent to the burger.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||August 2011||Active|
| Bharat Light & Power|
Bharat Light & Power is an independent power producer developing a portfolio of energy generating assets. This includes wind and solar in the short term, expanding to off-shore wind & gas in the medium to long term.
|India||South Asia||Infrastructure||October 2011||Active|
| Royal Images Catalogue Company|
Royal Images is one of the largest catalogue/direct marketing companies in India making aspirational products affordable for retail consumers through attractive EMI financing plans. They are one of the few multi-channel retail companies in India using a catalogue-cum-e-commerce approach to acquire and engage customers.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||October 2011||Active|
| E2E Railway Infrastructures Pvt Ltd|
E2E is a rail infrastructure services company that provides design, testing and commissioning services across signalling and electrification sectors in India (non-government) and overseas markets.
|India||South Asia||Infrastructure||March 2012||Active|
| Seclore Inc.|
Seclore is a Mumbai-based enterprise software company that focuses on information rights management. Seclore s unique technology is used by enterprises and government organizations across India, Europe and the Middle East to keep private information secure.
|India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||March 2013||Active|
|Zaggle Prepaid Ocean Services Pvt Ltd||India||South Asia||Communications and IT Services||November 2017||Active|