Crookes Brothers Limited

South Africa Food and agriculture

A regional farming business specialising in the production of sugar, fruit and grains in South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia and Swaziland.

We are invested in Crookes Brothers Limited through SilverStreet Private Equity Strategies SICAR - Silverlands Fund, which is managed by SilverStreet Capital 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.

:
Food and agriculture
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
SilverStreet Private Equity Strategies SICAR - Silverlands Fund
Fund Manager:
SilverStreet Capital 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

:
November 2012
Domicile

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

:
India