Paycorp Group (Pty) Ltd

South Africa Financial services

Paycorp provides and operates a range of payment solutions including ATMs, card issuing and acceptance technology. It owns and operates a network of over 5,000 ATMs across Southern Africa, and provides merchant debit and credit card terminals as well as mobile and e-commerce payment solutions

We are invested in Paycorp Group (Pty) Ltd through Actis Africa 3 LP, which is managed by Actis 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, 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.

:
Financial services
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
Actis Africa 3 LP
Fund Manager:
Actis 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

:
October 2013
Domicile

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

:
South Africa