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Investment name Country Region Sector Status
Amandi Energy

The Amandi Energy Independent Power Project (IPP) involves the construction of a 203 megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas turbine in Western Ghana, near the coastal town of Aboadze.

Amandi Energy is part of the STL Group, an infrastructure and energy group that has operated in Ghana and West Africa for over 30 years.

Website:
http://www.amandi-energy.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $82.9m West Africa Infrastructure October 2016 Active
Ghana West Africa Infrastructure Active
Annapurna Finance Private Limited

Annapurna Finance is a microfinance institution which aims to provide economic opportunities and reduce poverty within low-income communities by providing needs-based financial services.

Website:
https://annapurnafinance.in/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $8.16m South Asia Financial services March 2021 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
Apollo Agriculture, Inc.

Apollo Agriculture provides farm financing as part of a bundle of agri-services, including farm inputs, advisory, insurance and market access, which drive improved returns for the smallholder farmer.

Website:
https://www.apolloagriculture.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $2m East Africa Food & Agriculture March 2022 Active
Kenya East Africa Food & Agriculture Active
ARC For Renewable Energy 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.

ARC For Renewable Energy SAE is one of these plants, with a 50MW 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://globeleq.com/power-plants/arc-solar/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $11.5m North Africa Infrastructure October 2017 Active
Egypt North Africa Infrastructure Active
Arinna Solar Power 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.

Arinna Solar Power 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://www.albilalgroup.com/projects/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $3.6m North Africa Infrastructure October 2017 Active
Egypt North Africa Infrastructure Active
ARM Cement

ARM Cement Limited (ARM), is one of East Africa’s leading manufacturers of cement, lime and fertilizer. The firm has operations in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.

Formerly known as Athi River Mining Limited, the company is headquartered in Nairobi and is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

Website:
http://www.armcement.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $140m East Africa Manufacturing September 2016 Active
Investment 02 $4m East Africa Manufacturing February 2018 Active
Kenya East Africa Manufacturing Active
Arohan Financial Services Limited

Arohan Financial Services Limited is a leading non-banking financial company microfinance institution (NBFC-MFI) operating in low-income states in India. Arohan provides loans and other financial inclusion-related products to customers who have limited or no access to financial services.

Website:
https://www.arohan.in/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $8.16m South Asia Financial services March 2021 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
ASA International India Microfinance Limited

ASA International India Microfinance Limited is a microfinance institution operating in India. The company is a subsidiary of ASA International, one of the world’s largest international microfinance institutions.

Website:
https://india.asa-international.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $5.44m South Asia Financial services March 2021 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
Asian Institute of Medical Sciences

The Asian Institute of Medical Services (Asian), is one of North India’s leading healthcare providers.

Established in 2010, Asian has grown rapidly to become a 775-bed hospital chain focused on bringing specialist facilities, including cardiology, oncology, critical care and orthopaedics, to underserved cities in Northern and Central India.

Website:
https://www.vaidam.com/hospitals/asian-institute-medical-sciences-faridabad

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $21.32m South Asia Consumer - Health November 2017 Active
India South Asia Consumer - Health Active
Asirvad Microfinance Limited

Asirvad Microfinance Limited provides microfinance loans to women from low-income households through its network of branches across 22 states in India.

Website:
https://asirvadmicrofinance.co.in/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $6.8m South Asia Financial services March 2021 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
Aten Solar Energy 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.

Aten Solar Energy 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-aten/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15.75m North Africa Infrastructure October 2017 Active
Egypt North Africa Infrastructure Active
Atlas Solar Limited

Zhenfa Pakistan New Energy Company (Private) Limited specialises in investing, developing and commissioning solar power projects in Pakistan.

Website:
https://www.renewableresources.com.pk/project/zhenfa-pakistan-new-energy-company-ltd/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $28m South Asia Infrastructure February 2021 Active
Pakistan South Asia Infrastructure Active
Au Financiers

Au Financiers was founded by entrepreneur Sanjay Agarwal in 1996. It started with one branch in Jaipur but today it has around 200 branches across the country and focuses on lending to the low-income section of the population.

In 2017, Au Financiers converted itself to a Small Finance Bank from a Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC), changing its name to AU Small Finance Bank.

Website:
https://www.aubank.in/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20m South Asia Financial services March 2013 Exited
India South Asia Financial services Exited
Axian Telecom

Axian Telecom is a provider of telecoms services and infrastructure focused on Madagascar, Tanzania and Togo. It also has operations in Senegal, Comoros, Mayotte, Réunion and Uganda.

Website:
https://www.axian-telecom.com/en/homepage/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m Africa, East Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services February 2022 Active
Africa, Madagascar, Tanzania, Togo Africa, East Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services Active
Ayana Renewable Power

Ayana Renewable Power is an independent solar and wind generation company that will develop green energy infrastructure in India and neighbouring countries in South Asia.

Website:
www.ayanapower.com

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $164.03m South Asia Infrastructure February 2019 Active
Investment 02 $69.23m South Asia Infrastructure March 2021 Active
India South Asia Infrastructure Active
Azura Power

Azura Power Holdings is an investment holding company for independent power projects (IPPs) in Africa. Its other co-shareholders are African Infrastructure Managers, ARM Life and Aldwych International.

The Azura-Edo IPP is a 450 megawatt (MW) open cycle gas turbine power station being constructed near Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria.

Website:
https://azuraedo.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $30m West Africa Infrastructure November 2014 Active
Nigeria West Africa Infrastructure Active
Bangla Offshore LNG

The IFC and Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) are co-developing the Moheshkhali Floating LNG project – Bangladesh’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal.

The project will be located offshore Moheshkhali Island in the Bay of Bengal and is expected to cost $179.5 million.

Website:
http://excelerateenergy.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m South Asia Infrastructure June 2017 Active
Bangladesh South Asia Infrastructure Active
Banque du Caire SAE

Banque du Caire is a commercial bank in Egypt.

Website:
https://www.bdc.com.eg

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $50m North Africa Financial services December 2022 Active
Egypt North Africa Financial services Active
Battery Smart

Battery Smart is building India’s largest network of battery swapping stations for commercial 2 and 3 wheeler electric vehicles (EV) with an aim of accelerating EV adoption by making it simpler and more affordable for the mass market.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $3.01m South Asia Manufacturing June 2023 Active
India South Asia Manufacturing Active
Bboxx Africa Ltd.

PEG Africa is a leading distributor of solar home systems in West Africa on a Pay-as-you-Go basis. PEG reaches some of the poorest and most vulnerable customers in the region, where more than 150 million people live with no access to electricity and spend up to 30 per cent of their incomes on poor quality, polluting and sometimes dangerous fuels like kerosene, candles and batteries.

Website:
https://www.bboxx.com/#/top

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15.49m Global, West Africa Financial services March 2019 Active
Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, West Africa Global, West Africa Financial services Active
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Africa Forestry Fund II

SSA focused forestry fund

Website:
https://www.criterionafrica.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $30m Africa, East Africa, Global, Southern Africa, West Africa Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing April 2018 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
CMO Africa Africa Food & Agriculture June 2022 Active
Form Ghana Limited Ghana West Africa Manufacturing December 2022 Active
Global-woods AG Uganda East Africa Food & Agriculture June 2020 Active
Hans Merensky Holdings Pty Ltd (Bacarac) South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture January 2022 Active
Kudu Biomass Group (Kudu) Namibia Southern Africa Manufacturing May 2022 Active
Merensky Timber (Pty) Ltd South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture April 2023 Active
Rhino Modified Wood (Pty) Ltd South Africa Southern Africa Manufacturing February 2022 Active
Selokwe Agri (Pty) Ltd South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture August 2019 Active
Sustainable Forestry Investments BV Ghana West Africa Food & Agriculture August 2021 Active
Vuka Timbers South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture August 2019 Active
Africa, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda Africa, East Africa, Global, Southern Africa, West Africa Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
Africa Renewable Energy Fund

The Africa Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) invests in small hydro, wind, geothermal, stranded gas, and solar projects across sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa.

AREF, which is managed by Berkeley Energy, is one of the first pan-African private equity funds focused on developing renewable energy infrastructure.

Website:
https://www.berkeley-energy.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20m Africa Infrastructure October 2014 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Achwa 1 & 2 Uganda East Africa Infrastructure October 2014 Active
Achwa HPP3/4/5 Uganda East Africa Infrastructure September 2015 Active
Angola Hydro Angola Central Africa Infrastructure June 2023 Exited
APSD Ghana West Africa Infrastructure October 2016 Active
Azimuth Ghana West Africa Infrastructure June 2017 Exited
BE Ghana Ghana West Africa Infrastructure March 2018 Exited
BE Uganda Uganda East Africa Infrastructure December 2016 Active
Bugoye Hydro Limited Uganda East Africa Infrastructure September 2015 Active
Corbetti Geothermal Ethiopia East Africa Infrastructure June 2014 Active
Dibombe Cameroon Hydro Cameroon Central Africa Infrastructure August 2016 Exited
Kikagati Uganda East Africa Infrastructure September 2016 Active
Konikablo Ghana West Africa Infrastructure September 2016 Exited
Mahitsy Madagascar East Africa Infrastructure December 2018 Active
Makambako Tanzania East Africa Infrastructure September 2016 Exited
Maraontsetra Madagascar East Africa Infrastructure December 2018 Active
Sahanivotry Madagascar East Africa Infrastructure December 2018 Active
Tsinjoarivo Madagascar East Africa Infrastructure December 2018 Active
Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Tanzania, Uganda Africa Infrastructure Active
Africa Renewable Energy Fund II

Africa Renewable Energy Fund II (“AREF II”) is the second Africa focused renewable energy fund being raised by Berkeley Energy Africa. Berkeley Energy, founded in 2007, is a renewable energy developer and investor with presence in Africa and Asia. Berkeley built its experience across a range of renewable technologies including wind, solar, hydro and battery storage solutions for utility scale projects, as well as a distributed generation strategy focused in Asia. Berkeley launched its Africa business in 2014 leveraging this experience in Asia. British International Investment has a long relationship with Berkeley Energy after investing in Berkeley’s first fund, the Renewable Energy Asia Fund (“REAF”) in 2011, and subsequently supporting AREF I (“Fund I”) in 2014.

Website:
https://www.berkeley-energy.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $36.68m Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing June 2021 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Angola Hydro Angola Central Africa Infrastructure December 2021 Active
BECS C&I Kenya East Africa Food & Agriculture December 2022 Active
Dibombe Cameroon Hydro Cameroon Central Africa Infrastructure December 2021 Active
Energy Storage Africa Africa, Malawi Africa, East Africa Infrastructure December 2021 Active
Mutinondo Luchenene Zambia East Africa Infrastructure March 2023 Active
Africa, Angola, Cameroon, Kenya, Zambia Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
African Development Partners II

The Africa Development Partners II Fund is a pan-African fund which focuses on high-growth companies targeting Africa’s rising consumer class.

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

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $75m Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing July 2013 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
B-Tech Egypt North Africa Consumer - other services June 2016 Exited
Banque Atlantique (ABI) Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Financial services December 2017 Active
Compagnie Marocaine de Goutte a Goutte et de Pompage (CMGP) Morocco North Africa Manufacturing September 2018 Active
Dolidol Morocco North Africa Manufacturing October 2018 Active
Egyptian German Industrial Corporate (EGIC) Egypt North Africa Manufacturing April 2017 Active
ETW Holdings Limited/Eaton Venture LLP Africa Africa Communications & IT services June 2015 Exited
Food Concepts Plc Nigeria West Africa Consumer - other services July 2018 Active
General Emballage Algeria North Africa Manufacturing July 2016 Active
HomeChoice Holdings Limited South Africa Southern Africa Consumer - other services December 2014 Active
IFS (International Facilities Services) Africa Africa Consumer - other services January 2019 Active
KMR Holdings Pedagogique (KMR) Morocco North Africa Consumer - Education March 2014 Active
MNT Investments Egypt North Africa Financial services August 2018 Active
RTT South Africa Southern Africa Infrastructure June 2014 Active
Africa, Algeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
African Development Partners III

Development Partners International (DPI) is an investment fund manager which looks to invest in the pan-Africa region. The UK-based firm was founded in 2007. DPI’s strategy is to build a diversified pan-African portfolio of investments in established and growing companies.

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

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $80m Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture June 2019 Active
Investment 02 $20m Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture March 2021 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Channel VAS (Optasia) Nigeria West Africa Communications & IT services September 2019 Active
COFINA Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Financial services June 2022 Active
Kazyon Egypt North Africa Consumer - other services June 2022 Active
Kelix Bio Limited Egypt, India, Morocco North Africa, South Asia Consumer - Health October 2020 Active
Marcyrl Pharmaceutical Industries Egypt North Africa Consumer - Health March 2023 Active
MNT-Halan Egypt North Africa Financial services July 2021 Active
Sicam Tunisia North Africa Food & Agriculture May 2020 Active
Solevo B.V. Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Mali, Senegal Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa Food & Agriculture March 2023 Active
Ukheshe South Africa Southern Africa Financial services December 2022 Active
Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture Active
African Forestry Impact Platform

We co-developed the African Forestry Impact Platform (AFIP) with New Forests Pty Ltd, as a vehicle to invest in forestry assets in sub-Saharan Africa. It is managed by New Forests.

Website:
https://newforests.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $75m East Africa Food & Agriculture January 2023 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Green Resources AS Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda East Africa Food & Agriculture January 2023 Active
Uganda East Africa Food & Agriculture Active
African Infrastructure Investment Fund III

The African Infrastructure Investment Fund III (AIIF III) is the firm’s second sub-Saharan Africa focused fund. AIIF III will target core infrastructure investments in the power, transport and midstream energy sectors across sub-Saharan Africa.

Website:
https://aiimafrica.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $45m Africa Communications & IT services, Financial services, Infrastructure, Other May 2017 Active
Investment 02 $5m Africa Communications & IT services, Financial services, Infrastructure, Other December 2018 Active
Investment 03 $15.63m Africa Communications & IT services, Financial services, Infrastructure, Other November 2020 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
AIIM Hydroneo Ghana, Mali, Morocco, South Africa North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Infrastructure June 2017 Active
Albatros Energy Mali West Africa Infrastructure June 2017 Active
Amandi Energy Ghana West Africa Infrastructure December 2017 Active
Beyond Energy Investments Ltd Africa Africa Financial services November 2018 Active
Central African Corridor Company (CACC) Zambia East Africa Infrastructure May 2019 Active
DSM Corridor Group Tanzania East Africa Infrastructure June 2017 Active
Eastcastle Infrastructure Holdings Ltd Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria Central Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services July 2021 Active
Ecow Gas Africa Africa Infrastructure December 2021 Active
Maria Gleta Benin West Africa Infrastructure February 2019 Active
Metrofibre Networx South Africa Southern Africa Communications & IT services January 2021 Active
Onix Accra 1 Ghana West Africa Communications & IT services February 2021 Active
Petroleum Products Pipeline SA (3PL) Cameroon Central Africa Infrastructure March 2018 Active
Proton Energy Nigeria West Africa Infrastructure June 2017 Active
Société d’Exploitation et de Gestion Aéroportuaire (SEGAP) West Africa Africa Infrastructure June 2018 Active
Sodigaz Group Burkina Faso West Africa Other August 2021 Active
Starsight Power Utility Limited Nigeria West Africa Infrastructure December 2017 Active
Tema LNG Terminal Company Ghana West Africa Infrastructure February 2020 Active
Uquo Integrated Gas Business (Accugas) Nigeria West Africa Infrastructure March 2018 Active
Volta (ETIX) Ghana West Africa Other October 2022 Active
Zina Solaire Burkina Faso West Africa Infrastructure June 2017 Exited
Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, West Africa, Zambia Africa Communications & IT services, Financial services, Infrastructure, Other Active
African Infrastructure Investment Fund IV

The African Infrastructure Investment Fund IV invests across Africa according to three key themes: 1. digital infrastructure (including mobile telecoms towers, datacentres, and fibre optic networks); 2. energy transition (including renewable energy generation) and; 3. mobility and logistics (including ports, roads and other supporting infrastructure).

The fund is managed by African Infrastructure Investment Managers (“AIIM”), a South Africa headquartered fund manager which has more than 20 years of experience investing in African infrastructure.

We first invested with AIIM in 2010 when we committed to African Infrastructure Investment Fund II. This was followed by a commitment to African Infrastructure Investment Fund III in 2017.

Website:
https://aiimafrica.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $76m Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services, Construction & Real estate, Infrastructure June 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Commercial Cold Holdings (CCH) South Africa Southern Africa Construction & Real estate March 2023 Active
Eastcastle Series B Nigeria West Africa Communications & IT services September 2022 Active
Infraconnect 15 & 18 Kenya East Africa Infrastructure December 2022 Active
N+One Data Centers (MED) Morocco North Africa Communications & IT services September 2023 Active
NOA Investments (Pty) Ltd Mauritius East Africa Infrastructure March 2023 Active
The Logistics Group South Africa Southern Africa Infrastructure June 2022 Active
Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services, Construction & Real estate, Infrastructure Active
African Rivers Fund

The African Rivers Fund (ARF) invests in small and medium-sized enterprises, at the early venture and late stages. It will target high-growth, well-managed small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Central and East African region.

Website:
https://xsmlcapital.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m Central Africa, East Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other February 2016 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Citadel Holdings Uganda East Africa Consumer - Health November 2018 Active
Ecopharm Ltd Uganda East Africa Consumer - Health October 2017 Active
Ets. B.I.S Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - Health April 2016 Exited
Fawaz Trading Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services February 2017 Active
First and Future Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Communications & IT services June 2019 Exited
Gerant de l’Eternal Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services March 2017 Active
GROUPE M&N SARL Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services May 2016 Exited
Ice Industries Uganda East Africa Food & Agriculture February 2019 Active
Institut Aurora Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - Education April 2016 Active
Kare Distribution Uganda East Africa Food & Agriculture May 2017 Active
M&N Cleaning Uganda East Africa Consumer - other services July 2017 Active
Maison Galaxy Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services August 2016 Active
MDN Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - Health November 2018 Active
Monishop Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services August 2016 Active
NRJ Sarl Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Manufacturing April 2016 Active
PCA Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services September 2018 Active
Pop Shop Sarl Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services June 2016 Active
Prime Concept Uganda East Africa Manufacturing March 2019 Active
Qualicoff Uganda East Africa Food & Agriculture May 2017 Active
Quickprint Sarl Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Manufacturing December 2016 Active
RJ Trading Sarl Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services April 2016 Active
Simba Oil Ltd Uganda East Africa Other March 2018 Exited
Simba Telecom Uganda East Africa Communications & IT services December 2019 Active
Sindco Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Manufacturing December 2019 Active
SODEP Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Infrastructure May 2017 Exited
Sodikim Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Manufacturing October 2018 Active
SOGOOD SARL Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Consumer - other services April 2016 Exited
Telcare Ltd Uganda East Africa Communications & IT services July 2017 Exited
TMR Uganda East Africa Consumer - Health September 2018 Active
Toussaint Ndombasi Democratic Republic of Congo Central Africa Financial services June 2022 Active
Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda Central Africa, East Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Other Active
AfricInvest Fund IV

AfricInvest Fund IV is a generalist pan-African fund aiming to foster the growth of African enterprises across the continent. It will invest in mid-cap and growth-oriented companies in sectors including financial services, agribusiness, logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and education.

Website:
http://www.africinvest.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $50m Africa, North Africa, West Africa Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture June 2020 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 April 2022 Active
Banque Atlantique (ABI) Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Financial services March 2023 Active
CMGP – CAS Morocco North Africa Food & Agriculture June 2021 Active
Fidelity Bank Plc Ghana West Africa Financial services October 2020 Active
Justrite Nigeria West Africa Consumer - other services December 2022 Active
Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria Africa, North Africa, West Africa Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture Active
AfricInvest III

AfricInvest Fund III (AF III) is the firm’s third pan-African fund which focuses on small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). It was launched in 2014 and reached a fund size of €272.7 million at its final close in December 2016.

Website:
http://www.africinvest.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $32.83m Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing September 2014 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Azalai Hotels West Africa Africa Consumer - other services December 2016 Active
Britam Holdings Africa Africa Financial services April 2018 Active
Carbon Holdings Egypt North Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Active
Elephant Group Ltd Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture September 2015 Active
International Community Schools Ghana West Africa Consumer - Education December 2016 Active
ISON Infotel Limited Africa, Ghana, Nigeria Africa, West Africa Communications & IT services September 2018 Active
Les Centaure Routiers Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Manufacturing November 2018 Active
One Tech Holding Group Tunisia North Africa Communications & IT services December 2015 Active
Prime Bank Kenya East Africa Financial services December 2018 Active
Salvador Caetano Group Africa Africa Consumer - other services November 2015 Active
Silafrica Plastics and Packaging Intl. Ltd Africa Africa Manufacturing March 2016 Active
Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia, West Africa Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
Algebra Ventures II Coöperatief U.A.

Algebra Ventures II is an Egypt-focused venture capital fund investing in entrepreneurial founders building transformative companies.

Website:
https://www.algebraventures.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m North Africa Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture August 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Deepecho Morocco North Africa Consumer - Health September 2023 Active
MOZARE3 HOLDING B.V. Egypt North Africa Food & Agriculture September 2022 Active
MTOR E-COMMERCE, BV Egypt North Africa Consumer - other services September 2022 Active
SMARKT HOLDING B.V. Egypt North Africa Consumer - other services September 2022 Exited
Sylndr PTE LTD Egypt North Africa Consumer - other services September 2022 Active
Egypt, Morocco North Africa Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture Active
Amethis Fund II S.C.A SICAR

Amethis II will provide growth capital to support companies to become national and regional market-leaders, primarily across francophone Africa and East Africa. In helping these businesses improve their processes, institutionalise and expand regionally, Amethis II will continue to prove the case to other investors for investing in medium sized businesses in Africa.

Website:
https://amethis.com/en/home/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $34.16m East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Construction & Real estate, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing March 2019 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
ASK Gras Savoye Morocco North Africa Financial services June 2023 Active
Avacare Global Southern Africa Africa Consumer - Health September 2021 Active
Best Health S.A. Morocco North Africa Consumer - Health December 2022 Active
Global Corp Financial Services (“GCFS”) Egypt North Africa Financial services June 2022 Active
Groupe Premium Morocco North Africa Manufacturing June 2019 Active
Marcyrl Pharmaceutical Industries Egypt North Africa Consumer - Health March 2023 Active
Merec Industries Mozambique East Africa Food & Agriculture June 2019 Active
Naivas Africa Africa Consumer - other services March 2020 Exited
NMA Sanders Africa Africa Food & Agriculture January 2021 Active
Rogers Hospitality (VLH Ltd) Mauritius East Africa Construction & Real estate September 2019 Active
Société Ivoirienne de Béton Manufacturé (SIBM) Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Manufacturing March 2022 Active
Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Southern Africa East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Construction & Real estate, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
Amethis MENA Fund II

Amethis MENA Fund II invests in small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in North Africa (primarily Morocco and Egypt). This is the second fund under Amethis’ SME strategy. The firm also manages a pan-African mid-large cap fund, which we committed to in 2019.

Website:
https://amethis.com/en/home/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15.73m North Africa Communications & IT services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure July 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Energy Transfo Morocco North Africa Infrastructure September 2023 Active
Globex Morocco, North Africa Africa, North Africa Infrastructure December 2022 Active
Magriser Morocco, North Africa Africa, North Africa Food & Agriculture December 2022 Active
Tarjama Jordan, North Africa Africa, Western Asia Communications & IT services December 2022 Active
Morocco, North Africa North Africa Communications & IT services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure Active
Amicus Capital Partners Private Equity I

Amicus Capital Partners Fund I, which was launched in March 2015, is an Indian-focused fund, targeting investments in small businesses.

This is ACP’s maiden fund.

Website:
http://www.amicuscp.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Manufacturing December 2016 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Aequs Ltd. India South Asia Manufacturing March 2023 Active
Altum Credo Home Finance Pvt Ltd India South Asia Financial services November 2021 Active
Awign Enterprises Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2022 Active
Berar Finance India South Asia Financial services February 2020 Active
Capital SFB India South Asia Financial services June 2019 Active
D2C Consulting Services India South Asia Communications & IT services October 2017 Active
MoEngage India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Opendoors India South Asia Financial services March 2021 Active
Pep Technologies Pvt Ltd (mCaffeine) India South Asia Consumer - other services September 2020 Active
Pickrr Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Exited
Rivaara Labs Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health October 2022 Active
Wonderchef India South Asia Consumer - other services June 2018 Active
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Manufacturing Active
Ancile Trade Access Program Sub-Fund

The Trade Access Program directly funds small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and trade intermediaries, such as agritechs, fintechs and alternative trade financiers. Their technological and digital solutions will help British International Investment reach much smaller borrowers who are active members of local supply chains. This first-of-its-kind programme will help to increase urgently needed liquidity to SMEs and target trade intermediaries in Africa.

The fund is a vehicle is managed by INOKS Capital specifically for British International Investment. It was launched in April 2022 with an initial capital of $25 million.

Website:
https://www.inokscapital.ch/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $50m Africa Financial services March 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Ancile – Food Security (FS) Facility Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal West Africa Financial services December 2022 Active
Ancile – Trade Access (TA) Facility Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Togo Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa Financial services April 2022 Active
Burkina Faso, Senegal Africa Financial services Active
Ankur Capital II

Ankur Capital is an impact-oriented investor that targets underserved populations at scale by providing economic opportunities through jobs, market access and improved goods and services particularly in agriculture and healthcare sectors.

Website:
https://www.ankurcapital.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing December 2019 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Agrizy – Bizcovery Private Ltd India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2022 Active
Anantm Technologies Pvt Ltd (Numen) India South Asia Consumer - Health February 2021 Active
Chifu Agritech Pvt. Ltd (Vegrow) India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2020 Active
Climber Knowledge (My Captain) India South Asia Communications & IT services January 2022 Active
D-Nome Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health September 2022 Active
Farmstock Technologies Pvt Ltd (Krishify) India South Asia Communications & IT services November 2020 Active
Hard Hat Technologies Pvt Ltd (Project Hero) India South Asia Manufacturing March 2022 Active
IBISA S.A.R.L. Central Asia Rest of the World Financial services June 2022 Active
Infifresh Foods Pvt Ltd (Captain Fresh) India South Asia Communications & IT services August 2020 Active
Josh Talks India South Asia Consumer - other services March 2022 Active
Myoworks India South Asia Food & Agriculture June 2022 Active
Off Grid Energy Labs Inc. India South Asia Infrastructure November 2021 Active
Piatrika Biosystems India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
Rupify Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2021 Active
SportVot India South Asia Consumer - other services June 2022 Active
String Bio Pvt. Ltd India South Asia Consumer - Health May 2021 Active
TrueGrit Technologies (Wasabi) India South Asia Communications & IT services July 2021 Active
Central Asia, India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
Anthem Asia Myanmar SME Venture Fund

Myanmar-specific SME fund

Website:
https://www.anthemasia.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m Rest of the World Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture August 2018 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Rangoon Tea House Myanmar Rest of the World Consumer - other services September 2020 Active
Shan Orchard Myanmar Rest of the World Food & Agriculture December 2019 Active
Solar Home Pte Ltd Myanmar Rest of the World Financial services December 2020 Active
Thalun Pte Ltd Myanmar Rest of the World Consumer - Education June 2020 Active
Myanmar Rest of the World Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture Active
APF-II India Holdings Private Limited

Ambit Pragma Fund II (APF-II) focuses on Indian SMEs operating in the consumer goods, logistics, entertainment and leisure, healthcare, logistics, and infrastructure support sectors.

Website:
http://www.ambitpragma.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $30m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture April 2012 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Kelvin Cold Chain Logistics Pvt Ltd India South Asia Food & Agriculture July 2012 Exited
Prime Focus Technologies India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2016 Exited
Teamwork Arts Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - other services June 2013 Active
Vidal Healthcare Services India South Asia Consumer - Health June 2016 Exited
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture Active
Apis Growth Fund I

Apis Growth Fund I supports financial inclusion in Africa and South Asia by targeting mid-market companies focusing on payments infrastructure, credit and savings, insurance, distribution and service providers.

Website:
http://apis.pe/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $30m Rest of the World Communications & IT services, Financial services, Infrastructure August 2015 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Crossfin Apis Transaction Solutions (CATS) South Africa Southern Africa Communications & IT services June 2018 Active
Direct Pay Online Africa Africa Financial services June 2016 Active
Efficient Group Limited South Africa Southern Africa Financial services October 2019 Active
Electronic Payment and Services Pvt Ltd India South Asia Financial services January 2016 Active
GHL Systems Berhad Malaysia Rest of the World Financial services June 2018 Active
Green Light Planet Global, Kenya East Africa, Global Infrastructure November 2017 Exited
Microcred SAS Africa, Cote d'Ivoire Africa, West Africa Financial services December 2015 Active
Q Link South Africa Southern Africa Financial services October 2017 Active
Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited India South Asia Financial services August 2016 Active
Trans-Fast Remittance Global Rest of the World Financial services May 2016 Exited
Africa, Global, India, Malaysia, South Africa Rest of the World Communications & IT services, Financial services, Infrastructure Active
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Investment name Fund Country Region Sector Start date Status
Acko Technology & Services Pvt Ltd Ventureast proactive Fund II India South Asia Communications & IT services October 2019 Active
Acme Containers Ltd Ascent Rift Valley Fund II Kenya East Africa Manufacturing December 2022 Active
Adal Financial Techxila Fund I Pakistan South Asia Financial services December 2021 Active
Ademat Adenia Capital III (formerly I&P Capital III) Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Infrastructure July 2016 Exited
Ademat SPE Capital Africa Industrialisation Fund Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Infrastructure April 2021 Active
Adesha Limited Solon Capital Holdings Sierra Leone West Africa Financial services June 2018 Active
Adret Retail Pvt 3one4 Capital - Fund III India South Asia Consumer - other services March 2021 Active
ADVA – First Systems for Integrated Applications Sawari Ventures North Africa Fund I Cooperatief U.A. Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services April 2022 Active
Advans Côte d’Ivoire Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Financial services September 2017 Exited
Advans Myanmar Advans, S.A. Myanmar Rest of the World Financial services March 2016 Active
Advans Nigeria Advans, S.A. Nigeria West Africa Financial services June 2012 Active
Advans Nigeria Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa Nigeria West Africa Financial services July 2021 Exited
Advans Pakistan Advans, S.A. Pakistan South Asia Financial services June 2012 Active
Advans Tunisia Advans, S.A. Tunisia North Africa Financial services September 2013 Active
Aequs Ltd. Amicus Capital Partners Private Equity I India South Asia Manufacturing March 2023 Active
Aerem Solutions Private Limited Blume Ventures India Fund IV India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2022 Active
Aether Biomedial Sp, Z.o.o Chiratae Ventures International Fund IV India South Asia Communications & IT services April 2020 Active
Afrexim Bank Trade Finance MRPA Ninety One Africa Credit Opportunities Fund (Investec) Africa Africa Financial services June 2017 Exited
Afri Flowers Holding B.V. (Afriflora)/Flamingo Horticulture Ltd (Flamingo) SGI Ethiopia Growth and Transformation Fund Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture August 2018 Active
Afri Flowers Holding B.V. (Afriflora)/Flamingo Horticulture Ltd (Flamingo) Ninety One Africa Credit Opportunities Fund (Investec) Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture March 2020 Exited

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