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. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts


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

Africa, Southern Africa
South Africa

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
Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund
Fund Manager:
Start date

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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

April 2014

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

South Africa