Orient Bank Limited

Uganda Financial services

Orient Bank, established in 1983, is a mid-tier commercial bank licensed by the Bank of Uganda to provide banking, stockbroking and other related financial services to its client base of primarily SMEs and retail customers in Uganda.

We are invested in Orient Bank Limited through 8 Miles, which is managed by 8 Miles 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, East Africa
Countries:
Uganda
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.

:
Financial services
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
8 Miles
Fund Manager:
8 Miles 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

:
February 2015
Domicile

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

:
Uganda