FibreCo Telecommunications Holdings (Pty) Ltd

South Africa Communications and IT Services

FibreCo offers managed fibre to large telecommunications companies and ISPs. Its objective is to construct and manage an open access, redundant high capacity fibre optic ring, initially between Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, and will expanding to connect other large centres.

We are invested in FibreCo Telecommunications Holdings (Pty) Ltd through Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund, which is managed by Convergence Partners Management. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

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, 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.

:
Communications and IT Services
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund
Fund Manager:
Convergence Partners Management
Domicile

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

:
South Africa