Actis Energy Generation Holdings BV (Kribi & Dibamba)

Central Africa,Africa Infrastructure

Kribi and Dibamba are power plants in Cameroon with capacities of 216 megawatts (MW) and 88MW respectively. CDC first invested in the plants as part of a consortium with Actis and Globeleq in 2014.

CDC’s equity stake in the plants was later increased when it took control of Globeleq, in partnership with Norfund, the Norwegian DFI, in 2015.
Globeleq is the largest private developer, owner and operator of independent power plants in sub-Saharan Africa, with generation capacity of more than 1,200 MW.

You can find out more about our investment in Globeleq on this site.

Key facts

Status:
Exited
Region

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

:
Africa, Central Africa
Countries:
Cameroon
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.

:
Infrastructure
Investment type

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

:
Direct Equity
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 2014
End date

For direct equity investments, this is the date at which CDC exited the investment.

For debt investments, this is the date at which the final debt repayment was made.

For funds, this is the date at which the fund was terminated.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date at which the fund manager exited the investment.

:
September 2015
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.

:
$6.4m
Domicile

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

:
Netherlands