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.
- Financial services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other consumer services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Fund manager:
- Development Partners International
- 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 2008
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|
Letshego is a regional consumer financial services provider in sub-Saharan Africa, providing unsecured loans to employees of government and quasi government organisations utilising a payroll deduction business model.
|Botswana||Africa, Southern Africa||Financial services||May 2010||Active|
Touax Africa SAS
Touax Africa is a business services group that specialises in modular construction, and is based in Morocco.
|Morocco||Africa, North Africa||Manufacturing||June 2012||Active|
Food Concepts Plc
Food Concepts is a leading Nigeria based food retailing company with holdings in the quick service restaurant sector.
|Nigeria||Africa, West Africa||Other consumer services||December 2012||Active|