Fortis Microfinance Bank

Nigeria Financial services

An Abuja State microfinance bank registered with the Central Bank of Nigeria and listed on the Nigerian Stock exchange

We are invested in Fortis Microfinance Bank through Shorecap II, which is managed by Equator Capital Partners. 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, West 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.

Financial services
Investment type

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

Intermediated investment
Shorecap II
Fund Manager:
Equator Capital Partners
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

February 2016

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