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Investment name Country Region Sector Status
14 Trees

14Trees is a joint-venture between LafargeHolcim, a global leader in building materials based in Switzerland, and CDC. The venture aims to accelerate and scale up the production and commercialisation of Durabric bricks – an environmentally-friendly, affordable alternative to the clay burnt bricks widely used across sub-Saharan Africa, and other innovative green building solutions.

Website:
https://www.14Trees.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $5.06m East Africa Manufacturing June 2016 Active
Malawi East Africa Manufacturing Active
Aavas Financiers Limited

Aavas is a retail-focused affordable housing company primarily serving low and middle-income borrowers in semi-urban and rural areas.

Website:
https://www.aavas.in/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $28.7m South Asia Financial services December 2018 Active
Investment 02 $48.25m South Asia Financial services February 2022 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
ABSA Bank Ltd

Absa is sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest bank, operating in 14 countries.

Website:
www.absa.africa

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $75m Southern Africa Financial services October 2019 Active
Investment 02 $100m Southern Africa Financial services December 2019 Exited
Investment 03 $75m Southern Africa Financial services July 2020 Active
Investment 04 $50m Southern Africa Financial services August 2020 Exited
Investment 05 $25m Southern Africa Financial services June 2021 Active
Investment 06 $150m Southern Africa Financial services June 2021 Exited
Investment 07 $150m Southern Africa Financial services July 2023 Active
Investment 08 $-75m Southern Africa Financial services August 2023 Active
South Africa Southern Africa Financial services Active
Access Bank Plc

The bank is a systemically important financial institution in Nigeria.

Website:
www.accessbankplc.com

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m West Africa Financial services January 2019 Active
Investment 02 $60m West Africa Financial services May 2023 Active
Nigeria West Africa Financial services Active
Actis DB Holdings Ltd.

Diamond Bank is the ninth largest universal bank in Nigeria (with a subsidiary in Benin Republic), with a strong focus on the SME and corporate sectors.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $42.94m West Africa Financial services March 2012 Exited
Nigeria West Africa Financial services Exited
Actis Energy Cameroon Holdings (Eneo)

Actis is a leading investor in growth markets across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Its three separate investment groups focus on energy and infrastructure; real estate; and general sectors, including consumer, education, financial services, healthcare, industrial, manufacturing, and retail.

Actis was formed in 2004 following a restructuring of CDC designed to bring more equity capital into developing countries and the two organisations have a shared history.

Eneo is Cameroon’s national integrated power utility, supplying electricity to over 1.8 million customer connections across the country. Eneo operates the country’s distribution network, supply business and c. 1GW of generating capacity, governed by concession agreements, which have been extended until 2031.

Based in Cameroon’s economic capital, Douala, the company employs over 3,700 people across the country.

Website:
https://www.act.is/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $1m Central Africa Infrastructure June 2014 Active
Investment 02 $9.1m Central Africa Infrastructure June 2014 Active
Investment 03 Central Africa Infrastructure June 2016 Active
Cameroon Central Africa Infrastructure Active
Actis Energy Generation Holdings BV (Kribi & Dibamba)

Kribi and Dibamba are power plants in Cameroon with capacities of 216 megawatts (MW) and 88MW respectively. CDC first invested in the plants as part of a consortium with Actis and Globeleq in 2014.

CDC’s equity stake in the plants was later increased when it took control of Globeleq, in partnership with Norfund, the Norwegian DFI, in 2015.
Globeleq is the largest private developer, owner and operator of independent power plants in sub-Saharan Africa, with generation capacity of more than 1,200 MW.

You can find out more about our investment in Globeleq on this site.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $6.43m Central Africa Infrastructure June 2014 Exited
Cameroon Central Africa Infrastructure Exited
Actis Sunrise Development Limited

Actis is a leading investor in growth markets across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Its three separate investment groups focus on energy and infrastructure; real estate; and general sectors, including consumer, education, financial services, healthcare, industrial, manufacturing, and retail.

Actis was formed in 2004 following a restructuring of CDC designed to bring more equity capital into developing countries and the two organisations have a shared history.

The London-based firm has offices across Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Website:
https://www.act.is/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10.8m West Africa Construction & Real estate November 2013 Exited
Investment 02 $-278.89k West Africa Construction & Real estate September 2015 Exited
Investment 03 $642.35k West Africa Construction & Real estate October 2020 Exited
Ghana West Africa Construction & Real estate Exited
ACWA Power Solar Reserve Redstone Solar Thermal Power Plant (RF) Proprietary Limited

ACWA Power, a top tier global power developer, will build the 100 MW Redstone Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in South Africa. The project was procured under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Procurement Programme (REIPPP) and will be among the first CSP projects in Africa.
ACWA POWER SOLAR RESERVE REDSTONE SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANT (RF) PROPRIETARY LIMITED is the borrower under the facility

Website:
https://acwapower.com/en/projects/redstone-csp-ipp/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $49.39m Southern Africa Infrastructure July 2019 Active
South Africa Southern Africa Infrastructure Active
ADP III Holding 5 L.P.

ADP III Holdings 5 LP is the special purpose vehicle for BII’s investment into Kazyon Limited, an Egyptian discount supermarket chain.

Website:
https://www.dpi-llp.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m North Africa Consumer - other services April 2023 Active
Egypt, Morocco North Africa Consumer - other services Active
Afrexim Bank Trade Finance MRPA

Afreximbank, is a pan-African supranational multilateral financial institution. The bank was created to finance, promote, and expand intra-African and extra-African trade. It provides financing solutions and advisory services for the development of intra- and extra-African trade. The bank is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, and has operations in Abuja, Abidjan, Harare and Kampala.

Website:
https://www.afreximbank.com/our-bank/about-us/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $100m Africa Financial services November 2018 Active
Africa Africa Financial services Active
Africa Gateway

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $325m Africa Infrastructure December 2021 Active
Egypt, Senegal, Somaliland Africa Infrastructure Active
Africa Improved Foods (Holding) BV

Africa Improved Foods (AIF) is a manufacturer and supplier of high- quality and nutrient-rich complementary foods to combat malnutrition for children and pregnant and breastfeeding women in Rwanda and the East African region.

AIF also aims to improve smallholder livelihoods through direct sourcing of some of its raw materials from local cooperatives.

The joint venture is an innovative public-private partnership to address malnutrition at scale, alongside Royal DSM, a leading multinational health and nutrition products manufacturer (as the operator) together with the IFC, and Dutch DFI FMO.

Website:
https://www.africaimprovedfoods.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $4.5m East Africa Food & Agriculture August 2015 Exited
Rwanda East Africa Food & Agriculture Exited
Africa Logistics Properties

Africa Logistics Properties Holding (ALP) is a Nairobi-based greenfield commercial property developer that acquires, develops, and manages modern logistics and industrial real estate facilities across East Africa.

Website:
http://www.africawarehouses.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m East Africa Construction & Real estate March 2017 Active
Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate Active
Africa Water Infrastructure Development Limited

Africa Water Infrastructure Development is a joint venture co-established by BII in collaboration with Metito Utilities. It aims to promote private investment in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sectors on the continent.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $13.29m East Africa, North Africa Infrastructure September 2022 Active
Egypt, Rwanda East Africa, North Africa Infrastructure Active
African Guarantee Fund

African Guarantee Fund is a specialised guarantee provider with the mandate to increase African SMEs’ access to financing. It does this by providing partial guarantees or risk sharing facilities to SME lenders.

Website:
https://africanguaranteefund.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $37.5m Africa Financial services November 2022 Active
Africa Africa Financial services Active
AgDevCo Limited

AgDevCo is a UK-Government founded agricultural investment company. It was established in 2008 with a mission to invest in small and medium-sized agribusiness in sub-Saharan Africa.

The company particularly focusses on primary agriculture and on businesses which support smallholder farmers as customers or suppliers. It typically invests between $2 million and $10 million, and can invest both debt and equity.

Website:
https://www.agdevco.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $50m Africa, East Africa, West Africa Food & Agriculture October 2022 Active
Africa Africa, East Africa, West Africa Food & Agriculture Active
Akiira Geothermal

Akiira One Geothermal Company Limited is a special purpose vehicle established with the sole purpose of developing and implementing the Akiira geothermal power project.

The Akiira project is a 35 MW geothermal project that utilises the geothermal resources in the Kenyan part of the Rift Valley

Website:
http://www.akiiraone.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $4.2m East Africa Infrastructure April 2016 Exited
Kenya East Africa Infrastructure Exited
AkshayaKalpa Farms and Foods Private Limited

Akshayakalpa is a fully-integrated direct to consumer dairy brand in South India. The company aims to increase sustainable and regenerative farming in India while improving the nutritional impact of dairy products available to consumers. It is India’s first certified organic and Fairtrade dairy enterprise.

Website:
https://akshayakalpa.org/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $6.89m South Asia Food & Agriculture July 2022 Active
India South Asia Food & Agriculture Active
Alcazar Energy Egypt Solar 1 SAE

The Nubian Suns projects comprise 13 solar power plants located in the Benban Solar Park, near Aswan in Egypt. These plants will add a 590 megawatt (MW) capacity to the park.

Alcazar Energy Egypt Solar 1 SAE is one of these plants, with a 5oMW capacity.

The projects are funded by a syndicate of lenders led by the IFC.

When complete, Benban will be the largest solar power installation in the world with up to 1.65GW capacity and 32 solar plants.

Nubian Suns play a central part in round 2 of the Egypt Feed-In Tariff solar power programme which is introducing international investors and banks to Egypt at a crucial time for the country.

The Egyptian government launched this large-scale initiative in 2015 and has offered strong support for the Nubian Suns projects.

Website:
https://alcazarenergy.com/single-projects/benban-solar-pv-aees1/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $12m North Africa Infrastructure October 2017 Active
Egypt North Africa Infrastructure Active
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3one4 Capital – Fund III

The fund targets technology and technology-enabled companies whose disruptive solutions have the potential to reach large parts of the Indian population. These companies can help to increase economic opportunities and market participation for consumers, employees, and suppliers.

Website:
https://www.3one4capital.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10.07m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing July 2021 Active
Investment 02 $5.03m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing February 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Adret Retail Pvt India South Asia Consumer - other services March 2021 Active
AuroGreen Health Pvt Ltd India South Asia Consumer - Health September 2022 Active
Bombinate Technologies India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2021 Active
Boond Tech Pvt Ltd (Go Paani) India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Cheq Digital Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
Coverself Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
Datamotive Technologies Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Everstage Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2021 Active
Exponent Energy Pvt India South Asia Manufacturing September 2021 Active
Facets Cloud Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
Five Salts Pvt India South Asia Financial services September 2021 Active
Flat White Capital Pvt India South Asia Financial services September 2021 Active
Fourdegree Capital Private Limited (Wint) India South Asia Financial services December 2021 Active
Fresh Cartons Retail and Distribution Pvt Ltd (Rozana) India South Asia Consumer - other services March 2022 Active
Get Paz Solutions (Pazcare) India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Active
Hyperface Technologies India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
Intelligent Acumen Technologies Pvt Ltd (Fyno) India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2022 Active
Intelligent Retail – Ripplr India South Asia Consumer - other services March 2021 Active
Knight Fintech Pte Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Leap247 Finnovations Pvt Ltd (Fego) India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Light and Craft Technologies Inc India South Asia Manufacturing September 2022 Active
Light and Craft Technologies Pvt Ltd India South Asia Manufacturing July 2022 Active
Medbikri Technologies Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Mitron TV – Mitron India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2021 Exited
Native Health – Superwoman India South Asia Consumer - Health September 2021 Active
Nektar.AI Pte – Nektar India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Active
Orbi Health Inc (Eka care) India South Asia Consumer - Health December 2021 Active
Orbi Health Pvt Ltd India South Asia Consumer - Health September 2022 Active
Pitchfork Foods Pvt Ltd (Floryo) India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2022 Active
Prana Health USA – Breathe India South Asia Consumer - Health March 2021 Active
Raise Fintech Ventures Pvt Ltd (Dhan) India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2022 Active
Reverberation Tech (Urban Yogi) India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Active
Sinecycle Tech USA – Sinecycle India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2021 Active
Trulearn Spaces – Uable India South Asia Consumer - Education March 2021 Active
Turtle Shell Technologies Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2021 Active
Ubifly Technologies Pvt Ltd (e-Plane) India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Unboxrobotics Labs Pvt Ltd (Unbox) India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Vianam Healthtech (Hexa Health) India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Active
Wolkus Technology Solutions Private Limited (Fasal) India South Asia Food & Agriculture December 2021 Active
Wortgage Tech – Money On Click100 India South Asia Financial services September 2021 Active
Wunderbaked Technologies Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Exited
Zaamo E-Commerce India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Active
Zorro Internet Pvt Ltd (Zorro) India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Zumen Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
Zumen Software India Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Exited
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
8 Miles

This is a pan-African mid-cap generalist fund.

Website:
https://www.8miles.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $30m Africa Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing February 2012 Active
Investment 02 $4.26m Africa Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing August 2013 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Awash Wine Share Company Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture September 2013 Active
Beloxxi Industries Limited Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture August 2016 Active
Biyinzika Poultry International Limited Uganda East Africa Food & Agriculture May 2014 Active
Blue Skies Holdings Limited Ghana West Africa Consumer - other services February 2017 Exited
Eagle Chemical Group Ltd Egypt North Africa Manufacturing August 2014 Exited
eleni LLC Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture May 2013 Exited
Orient Bank Ltd. Uganda East Africa Financial services February 2015 Exited
Verde Beef Processing Plc Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture November 2015 Exited
Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda Africa Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
A4C S Feeder LP

This is a global large-cap private equity fund.

Website:
https://www.act.is/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $100m Africa Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture September 2013 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
AutoXpress International Limited Kenya East Africa Consumer - other services January 2014 Exited
Credit Services Holdings (CSH) South Africa Southern Africa Financial services June 2014 Exited
Edita Food Industries Egypt North Africa Food & Agriculture June 2013 Exited
Food Lovers Market South Africa Southern Africa Consumer - other services February 2016 Active
Honoris United Universities Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Uganda Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa Consumer - Education November 2014 Active
Integrated Diagnostics Holdings plc (IDH) Egypt North Africa Consumer - Health December 2014 Active
Les Laboratories Medis Tunisia North Africa Consumer - Health August 2016 Active
Sigma Pensions Nigeria West Africa Financial services November 2015 Exited
Tapestry Home Brands South Africa Southern Africa Consumer - other services October 2015 Exited
Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia Africa Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture Active
Aavishkaar Emerging India Fund

The Aavishkaar Bharat Fund (ABF) was set up in 2001 to invest in early stage companies targeting under-served areas in India.

ABF invests in businesses with high social impact in sectors such as agriculture, financial services, healthcare, waste, sanitation, renewable energy and logistics.

Its funds have made 58 investments across India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Those investments have generated 250,000 jobs and livelihoods and reach 70m beneficiaries, of which more than 50 per cent are women.

Website:
https://aavishkaarcapital.in/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m South Asia Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing November 2017 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Altum Credo Home Finance Pvt Ltd India South Asia Financial services April 2018 Active
Connect India India South Asia Manufacturing July 2020 Active
Ergos Business Solutions Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2020 Active
GoBolt (Camoins Logistics Solution Pvt Ltd) India South Asia Manufacturing September 2018 Active
Kottaram Agro Foods India South Asia Food & Agriculture January 2018 Exited
Nepra Resource Management India South Asia Infrastructure June 2018 Active
Nine Root Technologies Private Ltd (Chqbook) India South Asia Financial services February 2020 Active
Ulink AgriTech Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2019 Active
Utkarsh Small Finance Bank India South Asia Financial services November 2017 Active
India South Asia Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
Aavishkaar Goodwell India Microfinance Development Company II Limited

Equity fund investing in microfinance companies and adjacent sectors in India e.g. housing businesses and technology based systems for financial inclusion.

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m South Asia Financial services July 2012 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Arohan Financial Services Ltd India South Asia Financial services September 2012 Active
Electronic Payment and Services Pvt Ltd India South Asia Financial services September 2012 Active
IntelleCash India South Asia Financial services September 2012 Exited
Suryoday Small Finance Bank Limited India South Asia Financial services May 2012 Exited
Swarna Pragati Housing Microfinance Private Limited India South Asia Financial services July 2013 Active
Utkarsh Small Finance Bank India South Asia Financial services June 2011 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
Aavishkaar India Fund VI

Aavishkaar India Fund VI seeks to invest in early-growth companies with strong impact potential across financial inclusion, sustainable agriculture and essential services in India. Aavishkaar has reached over 8 million underserved people and created over 17,000 jobs through its investments across its previous funds. It remains focused on the low-income population in India. Aavishkaar India Fund VI is a 2X Flagship Fund and has committed to investing in at least 30 per cent of underlying portfolio companies that meet the 2X criteria.

Website:
https://aavishkaarcapital.in/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $30m South Asia Communications & IT services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure January 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Gajju Tech Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services April 2022 Active
Mooofarm Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2022 Active
Newtrace Private Limited India South Asia Infrastructure June 2023 Active
Ulink AgriTech Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture January 2023 Active
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure Active
Abraaj Pakistan Fund I LP

The Fund will focus on the country’s small to medium-sized companies.

Website:
https://www.deloitte.com/global/en.html

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m South Asia Consumer - other services, Infrastructure December 2015 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Cinepax Limited Pakistan South Asia Consumer - other services September 2017 Active
Jhimpir Power (Private) Limited Pakistan South Asia Infrastructure August 2016 Exited
Pakistan South Asia Consumer - other services, Infrastructure Active
Access Microfinance Holding AG

AccessHolding ( AH) owns a network of MFIs in developing countries with a target group focus on micro loans and small and medium-sized enterprises. CDC holds a 12.3% stake in AHs network comprises ten MFIs (3 in Central Asia, 6 in Africa, 1 in South America), with aggregated assets of over EUR 839m, #545k outstanding loans and approx. 6,900 employees

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 03 $2.04m Rest of the World Financial services March 2012 Active
Investment 04 $2.21m Rest of the World Financial services September 2014 Active
Investment 05 $2.5m Rest of the World Financial services October 2015 Active
Investment 06 $2.51m Rest of the World Financial services February 2017 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
AB Bank Zambia Zambia East Africa Financial services March 2011 Active
AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria Nigeria West Africa Financial services November 2008 Active
AccèsBanque Madagascar SA Madagascar East Africa Financial services November 2006 Active
Access Bank (Rwanda) Plc Rwanda East Africa Financial services January 2014 Active
Access Bank Georgia Georgia Rest of the World Financial services October 2014 Active
Access Bank Tanzania Tanzania East Africa Financial services July 2007 Active
AccessBank Brazil Brazil Rest of the World Financial services March 2015 Active
AccessBank Liberia Liberia West Africa Financial services December 2008 Active
AccessBank Tajikistan Tajikistan Rest of the World Financial services June 2010 Active
Azerbaijan, Brazil, Georgia, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Zambia Rest of the World Financial services Active
Accion Digital Transformation Fund

Accion Digital Transformation Fund (“ADTx”) will invest growth equity for minority stakes in c. 10 companies that lend to underbanked and unbanked populations and MSMEs in South Asia, Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America.

Website:
https://www.accion.org/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20m South Asia Financial services April 2023 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
IKF Finance Limited India South Asia Financial services March 2023 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
Actis Africa Real Estate Fund 2 LP

Actis Africa Real Estate Fund 2 (ARE2) is a $278 million fund that specialises in greenfield real estate investments. It focuses on retail and office sectors, residential and mixed-use development properties across sub-Saharan Africa

Website:
https://www.act.is/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 02 $75m Africa Construction & Real estate September 2012 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Baía Mall Mozambique East Africa Construction & Real estate May 2016 Active
Garden City Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate December 2011 Active
Heritage Place Nigeria West Africa Construction & Real estate September 2011 Active
Jabi Lake Mall Nigeria West Africa Construction & Real estate November 2012 Active
One Airport Square Ghana West Africa Construction & Real estate June 2011 Active
York Commercial Park Zambia East Africa Construction & Real estate September 2013 Active
Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Zambia Africa Construction & Real estate Active
Actis Africa Real Estate Fund 3

The Actis Africa Real Estate Fund 3 (ARE3) is the largest private real estate fund targeting sub-Saharan Africa raised in the market to date.  Its predecessor funds are ARE1 and ARE2. The latter, which closed in 2012, raised $278 million. CDC played an anchor role in both predecessor funds.

Website:
https://www.act.is/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $50m Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, West Africa Construction & Real estate August 2015 Active
Investment 02 $15m Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, West Africa Construction & Real estate January 2016 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Douala Retail Cameroon Central Africa Construction & Real estate December 2015 Active
Garden City Business Park Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate July 2015 Active
ImpAct Africa Africa Construction & Real estate September 2017 Active
Itura Nigeria West Africa Construction & Real estate August 2018 Active
Itura – RB Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate March 2022 Active
Itura SC Morocco Morocco North Africa Construction & Real estate December 2019 Active
Itura-Hornet East Africa Africa Construction & Real estate June 2022 Active
Prism Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate March 2019 Active
Project Arrow Nigeria West Africa Construction & Real estate February 2017 Exited
Renaissance Plaza Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Construction & Real estate December 2018 Active
Twin Lakes Mall Nigeria West Africa Construction & Real estate July 2015 Active
Washington Nigeria West Africa Construction & Real estate February 2020 Active
Africa, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, East Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, West Africa Construction & Real estate Active
Actis Energy 3C Sub-Feeder LP

The team has built the Actis Energy 3 (AE3) fund to invest in electricity generation and distribution businesses in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Website:
https://www.act.is/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $70m Africa Infrastructure September 2013 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Eneo Cameroon Central Africa Infrastructure June 2014 Active
Lekela Power South Africa Southern Africa Infrastructure February 2015 Exited
Ostro India South Asia Infrastructure August 2014 Exited
Cameroon, India, South Africa Africa Infrastructure Active
Adenia Capital III (formerly I&P Capital III)

Adenia Capital III seeks to invest in a variety of sectors including agri-business, consumer goods, business services, manufacturing, financial services and hospitality.

Website:
http://www.adenia.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $13.08m Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing February 2012 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Ademat Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Infrastructure July 2016 Exited
CIEL Mauritius East Africa Manufacturing July 2013 Exited
Cresta Paints Limited West Africa Africa Manufacturing July 2015 Active
DDP Outdoor Ltd Ghana West Africa Consumer - other services March 2014 Active
Mauvilac Mauritius East Africa Manufacturing July 2014 Active
Opham Madagascar East Africa Consumer - Health January 2016 Exited
Socolait Madagascar East Africa Food & Agriculture March 2012 Exited
Syrse West Africa Africa Communications & IT services December 2012 Active
Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Madagascar, Mauritius, West Africa Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
Adenia IV

Adenia IV seeks to invest growth capital in a variety of sectors including agribusiness, consumer, manufacturing, healthcare, business services and hospitality. The fund has attracted significant amounts of private capital.

Website:
http://www.adenia.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $16.44m Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing November 2016 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Africa Biosystems Kenya East Africa Consumer - Health May 2021 Active
Eastcastle Infrastructure Holdings Ltd Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria Central Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
Herholdt’s South Africa Southern Africa Infrastructure June 2021 Active
Kanu Equipment Africa Africa Manufacturing February 2018 Active
Newpack Madagascar East Africa Manufacturing April 2018 Active
Overseas Catering Services (‘OCS’) Morocco North Africa Food & Agriculture November 2021 Active
Proximed Ltd Mauritius East Africa Consumer - Health November 2021 Active
Quickmart Limited (Tumaini Self Service Ltd) Kenya East Africa Consumer - other services December 2018 Active
Red Lands Roses Limited Kenya East Africa Consumer - other services October 2021 Active
Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, South Africa Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
Adiwale Fund I

Adiwale Fund I is an SME fund primarily targeting investments in West Africa focusing on Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Mali. It is the first fund raised by Adiwale Partners and will make investments in selected industry sectors (FMCG, business services and manufacturing) with commitments of $3 million to 10 million.

Website:
http://www.adiwale.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $19.08m Africa, West Africa Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other October 2019 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Enko Education Limited Africa Africa Consumer - Education May 2022 Active
Global Action Senegal West Africa Consumer - other services June 2023 Active
Independent Drilling Company Mauritius Mauritius, West Africa Africa, East Africa Other January 2022 Active
MCT Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Manufacturing May 2021 Active
Novago Africa Africa, Cote d'Ivoire Africa, West Africa Infrastructure January 2023 Active
Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Mauritius, Senegal Africa, West Africa Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other Active
Adjuvant Global Health Technology Fund LP

The fund is focused on accelerating the development of medical innovations for historically overlooked public health challenges. Its goal is to save or improve millions of lives by bringing urgently needed drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and medical devices to market.

Website:
https://adjuvantcapital.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m Global, West Africa Consumer - Health December 2020 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
54Gene, Inc. Nigeria West Africa Consumer - Health April 2020 Active
AN2 Therapeutics Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health November 2019 Active
Antiva Biosciences, Inc. Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health October 2021 Active
Chromacode Inc Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health May 2020 Active
Codagenix Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health January 2020 Active
Curevo Vaccine (Curevo) Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health March 2022 Active
Evofem Biosciences Inc. Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health October 2020 Active
Excision Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health January 2021 Active
Frontier Nutrition Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health December 2020 Active
InDevR Inc. Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health August 2019 Active
Memo Therapeutics Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health February 2022 Active
MinervaX ApS Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health December 2020 Active
Pulmocide Ltd Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health April 2021 Active
Stack Diagnostics Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health June 2021 Exited
Themis Bioscience GmbH Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health September 2019 Active
Univercells SA Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health August 2020 Active
VitriVax Inc. Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health December 2020 Active
X-Vax Technology Inc. Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health July 2019 Active
Yisheng Biopharma Co Ltd Global Rest of the World Consumer - Health July 2020 Active
Global, Nigeria Global, West Africa Consumer - Health Active
Advans, S.A.

Africa and Asia focussed greenfield MFI

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 03 $4.43m Central Africa, North Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, West Africa Financial services October 2014 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Advans Banque Congo Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Cambodia (AMRET) Cambodia Rest of the World Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Cameroon Cameroon Central Africa Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Cote d’Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Financial services June 2009 Active
Advans Ghana Ghana West Africa Financial services September 2008 Active
Advans Myanmar Myanmar Rest of the World Financial services March 2016 Active
Advans Nigeria Nigeria West Africa Financial services June 2012 Active
Advans Pakistan Pakistan South Asia Financial services June 2012 Active
Advans Tunisia Tunisia North Africa Financial services September 2013 Active
Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tanzania, Tunisia Central Africa, North Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, West Africa Financial services Active
AFIG Fund II LP

The AFIG Fund II aims to invest in small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) in sub-Saharan Africa which operate in the agribusiness, manufacturing, energy, food and beverages, healthcare, and financial services sectors.

Website:
http://www.afigfunds.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20m Africa Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing July 2016 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Axis Pensions Group Limited Ghana West Africa Financial services March 2019 Active
First Atlantic Bank Ltd. Ghana West Africa Financial services January 2018 Active
NEM Insurance plc Nigeria West Africa Financial services December 2018 Active
Nouvelle Mici – Embaci Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Manufacturing August 2019 Active
Soproicam Cameroon Central Africa Food & Agriculture April 2020 Active
Tecnicil Industria Cape Verde West Africa Food & Agriculture April 2017 Active
Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria Africa Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
Africa Capitalworks

Permanent capital vehicle investing in mid-market companies across SSA

Website:
http://www.capitalworksip.com/index_web.html

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $40m East Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing August 2017 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Dorman Long Engineering Limited (DLE) Nigeria West Africa Manufacturing September 2021 Active
Gaselia Industries Group Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Senegal, West Africa Africa, West Africa Food & Agriculture December 2019 Active
Wingu Africa Group Ltd Africa Africa Communications & IT services December 2020 Active
Africa, Nigeria, West Africa East Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
Africa Food Security Fund I

Africa Food Security Fund I makes
investments in food production and
processing throughout Africa at the small to
medium enterprise level.

Website:
https://www.zebuinvestments.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture October 2018 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Africa Merchant Capital Trade Finance Africa Africa Financial services November 2020 Active
Copia Kenya East Africa Food & Agriculture December 2021 Active
Elgin Free Range Chickens (ERFC) South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture November 2021 Active
iQ Logistica South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture September 2020 Active
Royal Oven Limited (ROL) Group Tanzania East Africa Consumer - other services October 2019 Active
Terramar Limitada Mozambique East Africa Food & Agriculture March 2022 Active
West End Farms (WEF) Cameroon Central Africa Food & Agriculture June 2019 Active
Africa, Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture Active
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42Markets Group Holding Ltd Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund South Africa Southern Africa Communications & IT services June 2023 Active
500 Chow Ventures Platform Fund IV Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture September 2022 Active
54Gene, Inc. Adjuvant Global Health Technology Fund LP Nigeria West Africa Consumer - Health April 2020 Active
72 Magadi Road (Hadada) Pan African Housing Fund LLC Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate January 2015 Exited
930 Technologies Pvt Ltd (Noticeboard) Stellaris Venture Partners India I India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2017 Exited
A4&T Power Solutions Ltd COVID-19 Energy Access Relief Fund Nigeria West Africa Infrastructure January 2022 Active
Aashiyaan Housing and Development Finance Pvt Ltd Insitor Impact Asia Fund Private Limited India South Asia Construction & Real estate April 2018 Active
Abee Research Labs (P) Lts (SwitchOn) pi Ventures Fund I India South Asia Communications & IT services May 2019 Active
Abhi Limited (Abhi) Techxila Fund I Pakistan South Asia Financial services August 2022 Active
Abita Innovations Private Limited (Doc32) Chiratae Ventures International Fund IV India South Asia Consumer - Health November 2020 Active
Absentia Virtual Reality Private Limited (Pyxis) Chiratae Ventures International Fund IV India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2020 Active
ACA B Holdings Limited/Union Bank Capital Alliance Private Equity IV (CAPE IV) Nigeria West Africa Financial services March 2018 Active
Access Bank (Rwanda) Plc Access Microfinance Holding AG Rwanda East Africa Financial services January 2014 Active
Access Bank Georgia Access Microfinance Holding AG Georgia Rest of the World Financial services October 2014 Active
AccessBank Brazil Access Microfinance Holding AG Brazil Rest of the World Financial services March 2015 Active
Accretive Green Growth Feeder Fund Pte. Ltd India South Asia Infrastructure June 2022 Active
Achwa 1 & 2 Africa Renewable Energy Fund Uganda East Africa Infrastructure October 2014 Active
Achwa HPP3/4/5 Africa Renewable Energy Fund Uganda East Africa Infrastructure September 2015 Active
ACI Motors Limited Bangladesh Managed Account C.V. Bangladesh South Asia Manufacturing September 2021 Active
Acko General Insurance Ltd Ascent India Fund IV India South Asia Financial services November 2019 Active

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