Vertex Energy/First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Co Ltd

Nigeria Others

First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Company Limited is an indigenous Exploration & Production company in Nigeria that was established by UK-listed Afren in direct response to the Nigerian government’s policy to increase indigenous participation.

  • Active
  • Exited

This investment was made under a previous strategy. We disclose information on all our current investments, but narrative information on our pre-2012 investments, when we introduced a new strategy, may be limited.

Capital Alliance Private Equity III (CAPE III)

We are invested in Vertex Energy/First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Co Ltd through Capital Alliance Private Equity III (CAPE III), which is managed by African Capital Alliance. 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, West Africa
Countries:
Nigeria
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.

:
Others
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
Capital Alliance Private Equity III (CAPE III)
Fund Manager:
African Capital Alliance
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

:
December 2010
Domicile

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

:
Nigeria

Capital Alliance Private Equity IV (CAPE IV)

We are invested in Vertex Energy/First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Co Ltd through Capital Alliance Private Equity IV (CAPE IV), which is managed by African Capital Alliance. 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, West Africa
Countries:
Nigeria
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.

:
Others
Investment type

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

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
Capital Alliance Private Equity IV (CAPE IV)
Fund Manager:
African Capital Alliance
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 2016
Domicile

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

:
Nigeria