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.
- South Asia
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, Food and agriculture, Health, 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:
- Peepul 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
- November 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|
Sresta Natural Bioproducts Pvt Ltd
Sresta is a producer organic foods such as cereals, pulses and flour, for domestic and international markets.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||August 2011||Active|
Cura Healthcare P Ltd
Cura Healthcare (Cura) is a manufacturer and distributor of radiology equipment in South India. Its main product is digital radiology equipment (DR).
|India||South Asia||Health||March 2012||Active|
Unibic manufactures and supplies premium cookies throughout India.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||September 2012||Active|
Vishal Personal Care
Vishal Personal Care manufactures and distributes natural/herbal cosmetics for skin and hair.
|India||South Asia||Manufacturing||September 2012||Active|
Brandis Manufacturing & Marketing Pvt. Ltd.
Brandis Manufacturing and Marketing manufactures and markets undergarments and active wear in India.
|India||South Asia||Business services||December 2012||Active|
Voylla is an online portal that offers an array of designer jewellery and accessories based in Jaipur, India.
|India||South Asia||Other consumer services||September 2015||Active|
Innovative Foods Ltd is a leading player in the frozen foods sector and offers ready to cook vegetable, meat and seafood products marketed under the "Sumeru" brand.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||March 2016||Active|
Founding Years Learning
Founding Years Learning Solutions operates in the childcare services sector. It operates a ch ain of premium daycare centres in residential areas and corporate locations in Mumbai and Bangalore.
|India||South Asia||Education||June 2016||Active|
Maiyas Beverages and Foods Pvt Ltd
Maiyas is a Bangalore-based food manufacturing company that produces snacks, cold drinks, mixes, spices and frozen foods.
|India||South Asia||Food and agriculture||June 2016||Active|