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.
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.
- Communications and IT Services, Financial services, Infrastructure
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Adlevo Capital
- 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
- May 2010
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.
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
Interswitch specialises in an electronic switching and domestic debit card scheme.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Financial services||January 2011||Active|
Pagatech Holdings Limited
Pagatech Holdings hosts an open, secure, interoperable mobile payments platform.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Financial services||June 2012||Active|
Rancard Solutions Holdings Limited
Rancard Solutions Holdings specialises in mobile value-added services. It facilitates facilities the discovery, delivery and billing for content, application and service providers.
|Ghana||Africa, West Africa||Infrastructure||July 2012||Active|
Solo Phone Holding Company
An end-to-end digital content and mobile device company
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Communications and IT Services||December 2013||Active|
Transcell Limited (Greystone Partners)
Greystone Partners is a value-added services firm that seeks to enhance and diversify revenue streams for mobile operators and utility providers in West Africa.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Communications and IT Services||September 2014||Active|