Credit Services Holdings (CSH) (Formerly Compuscan Holdings (Pty) Limited)

South Africa Financial services

Compuscan is a credit services bureau with operations in South Africa, Uganda, Namibia, Ethiopia, Botswana and Lesotho employing around 180 people.

We are invested in Credit Services Holdings (CSH) (Formerly Compuscan Holdings (Pty) Limited) through A4C S Feeder LP, which is managed by Actis LLP. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

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.

:
Africa, Southern Africa
Countries:
South Africa
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.

:
Financial services
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
A4C S Feeder LP
Fund Manager:
Actis LLP
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
Domicile

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

:
South Africa