This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group. It was also 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.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Rest of the World
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. For funds, the sectors listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.
- Business services, Communications and IT Services, Education, Financial services, Health, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other consumer services, Others
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Actis LLP
- Start date
For direct investments, this is the date British International Investment committed capital to the business or project.
For funds, this is the date that British International Investment committed capital to the fund.
For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e
- December 2007
For direct investments, this is the total amount that British International Investment has committed to the business or project (it may be a combination of equity and debt).
For funds, this is the total amount that British International Investment has committed to the fund.
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.
- United Kingdom
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
Plateno Group Ltd (formerly 7 Days Inn)
7 Days is one of the leading budget hotel chains in China. The company provides an affordable, yet quality, hospitality service to the growing number of leisure and corporate travellers in China.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||October 2008||Active|
Companhia Sulamericana de Distribuicao (Evora)
Companhia is a regional supermarket chain of Parana. It has 28 stores in 11 cities in the states of Parana and Mato Grosso do Sul.
|Brazil||Rest of the World||Manufacturing||September 2010||Active|
SuperMax manufactures shaving products. It has a dominant market position in India in double-edged blades.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||February 2011||Active|
Bellagio is a casual restaurant dining chain in China.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||March 2012||Active|