Introwise

Zimbabwe Other consumer services

Introwise is the second largest food catering and site facilities company in Zimbabwe which started operations in 2009. It serves a number of blue-chip customers including mining and tobacco companies.

We are invested in Introwise through Takura II, which is managed by Takura Capital Partners. 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, East Africa
Countries:
Zimbabwe
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.

:
Other consumer services
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
Takura II
Fund Manager:
Takura 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

:
August 2014
Domicile

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

:
Zimbabwe