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.
- Communications and IT Services, Financial services, Food and agriculture, 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:
- Capital Today
- 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
- January 2006
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.
- Cayman Islands
Investments made by this fund
|Investment name||Country||Region||Sector||Start date||Status|
DeQingYuan Agricultural Technology Co Ltd
DeQingYuan Agricultural Technology is an egg producer in China, with a daily egg output of 300K. It is the first company to sell branded green-graded eggs in China.
|China||Rest of the World||Food and agriculture||May 2007||Active|
Gtel Call Centre
Gtel Call Centre is a call center service provider for SMEs in China.
|China||Rest of the World||Communications and IT Services||August 2007||Active|
WinInChina is a competition in which PE/CV investors and CEOS select outstanding start-up entrepreneurs with 6 rounds of challenges.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||September 2007||Active|
Sinoway Herbage Cosmetics Co Ltd
Sinoway Herbage Cosmetics Co Ltd (Sinoway) is a leading herbal skincare brand in China. It is a regional brand covering East China, Beijing and Wuhan.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||March 2008||Active|
Your Moon Home Textile Co. Ltd
Your Moon is a textile brand supplied to supermarkets. It provides products such as bed sheets and quilts, and is especially popular in South China.
|China||Rest of the World||Manufacturing||June 2008||Active|
SPVs ( Net Assets Holding Cos)
This is a vehicle within Capital Today China Growth Fund for holding net assets for various holding vehicles.
|China||Rest of the World||Financial services||January 2009||Active|
Cosmo Lady (China) Holdings Company Limited (formerly Dong Guan City Beauty Co. Ltd)
City Beauty is the largest bra chain specialty chain in China with 2,500 stores.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||September 2010||Active|
Project Flying Horse is a leading consumer brand based in China.
|China||Rest of the World||Other consumer services||December 2014||Active|