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Investment name Country Region Sector Status
IFC (International Finance Corporation)

IFC is a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries.

Website:
https://www.ifc.org/en/home

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $25m Rest of the World Generalist December 2023 Active
Ukraine Rest of the World Generalist Active
IHS Zambia Ltd

IHS Zambia Limited is the sole and leading independent tower operator in Zambia – owning and operating over 1,700 telecommunications towers.

It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the IHS Towers Group – the largest independent tower operator in Africa – which has a presence in Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Zambia.

Website:
https://www.ihstowers.com/group/countries/zambia/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $40m Southern Africa Communications & IT services October 2015 Exited
Investment 02 $25.52m Southern Africa Communications & IT services July 2017 Exited
Zambia Southern Africa Communications & IT services Exited
IIFL Finance Limited

India Infoline Finance (IIFL Finance) is a non-banking financial company (NBFC) headquartered in Mumbai.

Its portfolio comprises home loans, commercial vehicle finance, gold loans and SME business loans. It employs a workforce of over 10,500 people with a network of over 1,000 branches across India.

IIFL Finance is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IIFL Holdings Ltd, a finance and investment company founded in 1995 by entrepreneurs Nirmal Jain and R. Venkataraman.

CDC’s relationship with IIFL dates back to 1999 when it was one of the early investors in IIFL’s broking business.

Website:
https://www.iifl.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $150.08m South Asia Financial services September 2016 Exited
Investment 02 $48.18m South Asia Financial services June 2018 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
iMerit Inc.

iMerit was founded in 2012 with the vision of bringing a diverse talent pool from underserved backgrounds into the digital workforce. The company employs 3,000 workers, over half of whom are women, across India, Bhutan and the USA.

Website:
https://imerit.net/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $18m South Asia Communications & IT services December 2019 Active
Investment 02 $12.8m South Asia Communications & IT services November 2021 Active
Bhutan, India South Asia Communications & IT services Active
Inaugure Hospitality Group

Inaugure Hospitality Group is a West African hospitality business, focussing on the construction, management and franchising of business hotels in Senegal, Benin, Niger, Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone.

Website:
https://teyliom.com/en/holding/teyliom-hospitality/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $32.08m West Africa Consumer - other services July 2018 Active
Senegal West Africa Consumer - other services Active
Indifi Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Indifi Technologies (Indifi) is a digital lender providing loans to micro and small businesses in India.

Website:
https://www.indifi.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $14.51m South Asia Financial services July 2019 Active
Investment 02 $3.34m South Asia Financial services August 2021 Active
Investment 03 $4.93m South Asia Financial services May 2023 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited

Indorama Eleme Fertilizers and Chemicals in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, operates the world’s largest single train urea plant and is the biggest urea producer in sub-Saharan Africa.

Website:
http://www.indorama.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $40m West Africa Manufacturing February 2013 Active
Investment 02 $100m West Africa Manufacturing June 2018 Active
Investment 03 $25m West Africa Manufacturing June 2020 Active
Nigeria West Africa Manufacturing Active
Indus Wind Energy Limited

BII’s investment is funding the creation of 150 MW of wind farms located in the Jhimpir area of the Sindh province of Pakistan. The project involves three separate schemes of 50 MW each, two developed by Liberty Mills and one by Indus Group.

Website:
https://indus-group.com/indus-wind-energy-limited/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $27.6m South Asia Infrastructure November 2019 Active
Pakistan South Asia Infrastructure Active
Infifresh Foods Pvt Ltd

Captain Fresh is an Indian technology platform that connects businesses directly with fish and seafood suppliers.

Website:
https://www.captainfresh.in/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $7.01m South Asia Communications & IT services December 2023 Active
India South Asia Communications & IT services Active
INT Towers

INT Towers Limited owns and operates over 9,100 telecoms towers across seven regions in Nigeria.

It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the IHS Towers Group – the largest independent tower operator in Africa – which has a presence in Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Zambia.

Website:
https://www.ihstowers.com/group/countries/nigeria/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20m West Africa Communications & IT services February 2015 Exited
Nigeria West Africa Communications & IT services Exited
Invictus Trading FZE

Invictus Trading (a subsidiary of Invictus Investment) is a key partner handling the import activity for the DAL Group. DAL Group is the leading food and agriculture business in Sudan.

Website:
https://invictusinvestment.ae/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $50m North Africa Food & Agriculture December 2022 Active
Sudan North Africa Food & Agriculture Active
Irrawaddy Green Tower Project

Yangon-based Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT) is the largest independent telecomms tower company in Myanmar. IGT builds towers and infrastructure for all the country’s major operators, including Telenor, Ooredoo and MPT.

Website:
http://igt.com.mm/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20.33m Rest of the World Communications & IT services December 2015 Active
Investment 01 $20.33m Rest of the World Communications & IT services December 2015 Exited
Investment 02 $29.67m Rest of the World Communications & IT services January 2016 Active
Investment 02 $29.67m Rest of the World Communications & IT services August 2016 Exited
Myanmar Rest of the World Communications & IT services Active
Irrawaddy Green Tower Project

Yangon-based Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT) is the largest independent telecomms tower company in Myanmar. IGT builds towers and infrastructure for all the country’s major operators, including Telenor, Ooredoo and MPT.

Website:
http://igt.com.mm/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20.33m Rest of the World Communications & IT services December 2015 Active
Investment 01 $20.33m Rest of the World Communications & IT services December 2015 Exited
Investment 02 $29.67m Rest of the World Communications & IT services January 2016 Active
Investment 02 $29.67m Rest of the World Communications & IT services August 2016 Exited
Myanmar Rest of the World Communications & IT services Exited
Jacoma Estates Limited

Jacoma Estates is the parent company of Tropha Estates, an agribusiness in Northern Malawi developing over 1,000 hectares of irrigated macadamia orchards. 

The company is focused on producing macadamia nuts for export, and has three nucleus farms and a macadamia processing facility. It has also established smallholder outgrower schemes, supporting over 5,000 independent farmers who produce paprika and birds eye chilli for sale into export markets.

Jacoma is continuing to expand the irrigation and processing facilities at its sites to increase the yield and quality of its core products.

Website:
http://www.jacomaestates.com

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $8m Southern Africa Food & Agriculture December 2016 Active
Investment 02 $1.2m Southern Africa Food & Agriculture July 2019 Active
Investment 03 $2.5m Southern Africa Food & Agriculture May 2022 Active
Malawi Southern Africa Food & Agriculture Active
Janalakshmi Financial Services Ltd

Janalakshmi Financial Services, now Jana Small Finance Bank, started its operations in 2006 as an Indian micro finance institution (MFI) to provide finance for the country’s low-income and underbanked population.

In 2017, the MFI was granted a Small Finance Bank licence, and the rebranded firm began banking operations in March 2018. The Bengaluru-headquartered bank currently has 15,000 direct employees.

It plans to convert most of its existing MFI branches into full-fledged bank branches across 18 states by the end of 2019. This includes 25 per cent of rural branches to serve the unbanked.

Website:
http://www.janalakshmi.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $49.66m South Asia Financial services December 2015 Active
India South Asia Financial services Active
Jinnat Textile Mills Limited

Jinnat Textile Mills Limited is a greenfield, cotton yarn spinning mill and is part of the DBL Group, a textiles group in Bangladesh.

Website:
https://www.dbl-group.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $51.8m South Asia Manufacturing December 2022 Active
Bangladesh South Asia Manufacturing Active
Jumia

Jumia, part of the Africa Internet Group (AIG), is Africa’s leading internet company operating in more than 20 countries across the continent. It provides a comprehensive range of services – including ecommerce, food delivery, financial services, travel and classified adverts – to Africa’s consumers and small businesses.

Founded in Lagos in 2012 by Jeremy Hodara and Sacha Poignonnec, AIG connects more than 50,000 local and international companies with millions of African consumers. To support this, it has developed its own payments system and one of Africa’s largest logistics operations.

Jumia is listed among the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Smartest Companies 2017.

Website:
https://group.jumia.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $56.92m Africa Consumer - other services April 2016 Exited
Investment 02 $2.43m Africa Consumer - other services April 2019 Exited
Africa Africa Consumer - other services Exited
Kamponji Enterprises Limited

Kamponji Enterprises Limited (KEL) is one of Malawi’s leading poultry companies. Established in 2013, the Limbe-based company produces, distributes and retails table eggs, broiler day-old chicks and animal feed across Malawi.

Website:
http://www.kelfoods.net

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m Southern Africa Food & Agriculture May 2017 Exited
Malawi Southern Africa Food & Agriculture Exited
KASHF Foundation

Kashf Foundation is one of the leading microfinance institutions in Pakistan. The organisation promotes female entrepreneurship and has so far enabled more than a million low-income families across Pakistan to improve their standard of living.

Website:
https://kashf.org/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m South Asia Financial services December 2020 Exited
Investment 02 $15m South Asia Financial services December 2023 Active
Pakistan South Asia Financial services Active
Kelix Bio Limited

Kelix Bio (formerly Zanzibar Pharma) is a specialty generic pharmaceuticals business focused on emerging markets. The company aims to develop and commercialise affordable products in countries historically deprived of access to such medications.

Website:
https://www.kelixbio.com/

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $100m North Africa, South Asia Consumer - Health June 2020 Active
Investment 02 $50m North Africa, South Asia Consumer - Health January 2022 Active
Egypt, India, Morocco North Africa, South Asia Consumer - Health Active
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Fund name Country Region Sector Status
Omnivore Agritech & Climate Sustainability Fund III

The Fund invests in breakthrough technologies for the Indian agriculture and food sector with the aim of increasing smallholders’ profitability and resilience, improving agricultural sustainability and catalysing climate action.

Website:
https://www.omnivore.vc/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m South Asia December 2023 Active
South Asia Active
Omnivore Partners India Fund 2

Omnivore Partners India Fund II supports breakthrough technologies in Indian agriculture.

Website:
https://www.omnivore.vc/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

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

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Agnext Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2018 Active
Agrigators Enterprises Private Limited (“E-Feed”) India South Asia Food & Agriculture October 2021 Active
Agrim Wholesale Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services May 2020 Active
Agrizy – Bizcovery Private Ltd India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2022 Active
Animall Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture November 2020 Active
Aqgromalin Farmtech Services Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture September 2021 Active
Arya Collateral Warehousing Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2020 Active
Banger Tech Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - other services February 2018 Active
Bioprime Agrisolutions Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture December 2021 Active
Clover Ventures Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture February 2020 Active
Coastal Aquaculture Research Institute Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2019 Active
Connedit Business Solutions Private Limited (“Farmley”) India South Asia Food & Agriculture December 2019 Active
Digivriddhi Technologies Private Limited (“DGV”) India South Asia Food & Agriculture November 2021 Active
Dvara E-Registry Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture July 2021 Active
Farmstock Technologies Pvt Ltd (Krishify) India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2022 Active
Green Agrevolution Private Limited (DeHaat) India South Asia Food & Agriculture February 2019 Active
Icognitive Global Private Limited (Agri10x) India South Asia Food & Agriculture December 2020 Active
Intello Labs Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2019 Active
Klonec Automation System Private Limited (Krishitantra) India South Asia Food & Agriculture October 2020 Active
Krishnacharya Technology Private Limited (Bijak) India South Asia Food & Agriculture November 2019 Active
Leancrop Technology Solutions Private Limited (BharatAgri) India South Asia Food & Agriculture August 2021 Active
Loopworm India South Asia Infrastructure September 2022 Active
Onato Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture October 2021 Exited
One Suite Technologies Private Limited (“Suite42”) India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2022 Active
Pixxel Space Technolgies Inc (Pixxel) India South Asia Food & Agriculture February 2021 Active
Shapos Services Private Limited (Reshamandi) India South Asia Food & Agriculture January 2021 Active
Stellapps Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2021 Active
Tartan Aerial Sense Tech Private Limited India South Asia Food & Agriculture February 2019 Active
Tractor Junction India South Asia Food & Agriculture April 2022 Active
Varaha ClimateAg Private Limited (Varaha) India South Asia Food & Agriculture May 2022 Active
Wolkus Technology Solutions Private Limited (Fasal) India South Asia Food & Agriculture October 2019 Active
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure Active
Pan African Housing Fund LLC

Affordable / middle income housing fund focussed on Southern and Eastern Africa

Website:
www.phatisa.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $20m Africa Construction & Real estate December 2012 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
72 Magadi Road (Hadada) Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate January 2015 Exited
Camland Villas Zambia Southern Africa Construction & Real estate May 2015 Active
Izuba City Rwanda East Africa Construction & Real estate June 2015 Exited
Nakuru Meadows Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate September 2015 Active
Westlands Place Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate November 2014 Active
Westpoint Heights (Goshawk) Kenya East Africa Construction & Real estate May 2014 Active
Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia Africa Construction & Real estate Active
Partech Africa II

Partech Africa II is a venture capital fund investing in tech-enabled businesses across Africa.

Website:
https://partechpartners.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15.61m Africa Consumer - other services December 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Maad Africa Inc. Senegal West Africa Consumer - other services December 2023 Active
Senegal Africa Consumer - other services Active
Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund II

Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund II will invest in infrastructure across Africa. We expect the fund to increase the stock and reliability of infrastructure on the continent, including improving access to reliable and affordable energy and data services, as well as increasing the efficiency of trade through better logistics. These investments will support businesses to operate more effectively and contribute to quality-of-life improvements in various parts of Africa.

Website:
www.pembani-remgro.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $35m Africa October 2022 Active
Investment 02 $15m Africa November 2023 Active
Africa Active
Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Mauritius Fund I LP

The Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund I focuses on making late-stage greenfield and brownfield infrastructure investments in Africa.  

It looks to invest in infrastructure projects and associated infrastructure support service companies, covering power, energy, transport and logistics.

Website:
https://www.pembani-remgro.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $75m Africa Communications & IT services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing May 2015 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
ETC Group Australia, China, Global, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe Australia, East Africa, East Asia, Global, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Southern Africa, USA, Western Asia, Western Europe Food & Agriculture November 2012 Exited
Gas Holdco South Africa Southern Africa Manufacturing January 2020 Active
GridX Africa Africa Infrastructure December 2020 Active
icolo.io Kenya East Africa Communications & IT services April 2020 Active
Medallion Data Centre Nigeria West Africa Communications & IT services September 2021 Active
Nova Lumos Netherlands Holding B.V. (Lumos) Nigeria West Africa Infrastructure November 2016 Active
Octotel (Pty) Ltd South Africa Southern Africa Communications & IT services October 2016 Exited
Railco Africa Africa Financial services February 2014 Active
RSAWeb (Pty) Ltd South Africa Southern Africa Communications & IT services January 2017 Exited
Solar Saver Namibia Southern Africa Infrastructure February 2018 Active
Zimborders Zimbabwe Southern Africa Manufacturing November 2020 Active
Africa, Global, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe Africa Communications & IT services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
Phatisa Food Fund 2

Phatisa Fund 2 will invest across the food value chain in sub-Saharan Africa. The investment will strengthen and increase food supply, local production and distribution across the region. It will also address access to, and affordability of, products among farmers and promote smart agricultural methods – such as enhancing crop resilience, reducing food loss and waste, while increasing outputs, yields and incomes.

Website:
https://www.phatisa.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $30m Africa Consumer - Health, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing January 2021 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Deltamune Pty (Ltd) “Project Dalmatian” Africa Africa Consumer - Health December 2021 Active
Farming and Engineering Services Limited (FES) Africa Africa Food & Agriculture June 2021 Active
Lynx Food Group South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture December 2021 Active
MHL International Holdings Ltd (Manipal) Kenya East Africa Manufacturing March 2023 Active
Rolfes Holdings Limited South Africa Southern Africa Food & Agriculture June 2020 Active
Africa, Kenya, South Africa Africa Consumer - Health, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
pi Ventures Fund I

pi Ventures Fund I is a venture capital fund specializing in early stage and startup investments.

Website:
https://www.piventures.in/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $5.84m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Manufacturing July 2018 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Abee Research Labs (P) Lts (SwitchOn) India South Asia Communications & IT services May 2019 Active
Absentia Virtual Reality Private Limited (Pyxis) India South Asia Communications & IT services October 2020 Exited
Agnikul Cosmos Private Ltd India South Asia Manufacturing March 2020 Active
AIPalette PTE Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services July 2021 Active
Aiquire Inc (Pyxis) India South Asia Communications & IT services November 2020 Active
Insanefit Technologies Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services July 2021 Exited
Leapus Technologies (P) Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services October 2020 Active
Mara Labs India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2018 Active
Niramai Health Analytix Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health March 2017 Active
Promoto Software Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services February 2018 Exited
Sabstone Ltd (Oweme) India South Asia Communications & IT services October 2018 Exited
Sigtuple Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health January 2017 Active
Ten3T Healthcare Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health December 2016 Active
Touchkin eServices Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2019 Active
Vidurama Inc (Frontdesk) India South Asia Communications & IT services February 2019 Active
Wavicle Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2022 Active
Zenatix Solutions Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services January 2017 Exited
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Manufacturing Active
Pi Ventures Fund II

pi Ventures is an early-stage fund, focused on investing on disruptive ideas leveraging machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) in India.

Website:
https://www.piventures.in/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $8.11m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Manufacturing October 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Heni Innovation Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health April 2023 Active
Immunito AI Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health August 2021 Active
Ottonomy IO Private Limited India South Asia Manufacturing August 2022 Active
Preimage Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services August 2022 Active
RagaAI Inc. India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2022 Active
Silence Laboratories India Private Limited India, Singapore South Asia, Southeast Asia Communications & IT services August 2022 Active
TurboML India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2023 Active
India, Singapore South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Manufacturing Active
Plenty Private Equity Fund I (Multiples II)

Multiples’ second fund, Plenty Private Equity Fund (Plenty), launched in 2015. It is focused on medium-sized Indian companies operating across a variety of sectors including consumer, financial services, healthcare, IT services, logistics and agriculture.

Website:
https://www.plentyinvestmentadvisors.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, Financial services, Manufacturing April 2015 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
APAC Financial Services Private Limited India South Asia Financial services December 2018 Active
Arvind Ltd India South Asia Manufacturing December 2016 Active
Dream 11 Inc India South Asia Consumer - other services January 2017 Exited
Encube Ethicals Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health September 2016 Exited
Natco Pharma Limited India South Asia Consumer - Health October 2017 Exited
PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2017 Active
PVR Limited India South Asia Consumer - other services September 2015 Exited
Quantiphi India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2019 Active
RBL Bank Limited India South Asia Financial services August 2017 Active
Sanctum Wealth Management Private Limited India South Asia Financial services March 2018 Active
Vastu Housing Finance Corporation India South Asia Financial services September 2015 Active
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Manufacturing Active
Pravega Ventures Fund I

Pravega Ventures is an early-stage venture capital investor backing highly scalable, tech-enabled businesses in India, particularly in the fintech and enterprise spaces.

Website:
https://www.pravegavc.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $7m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services March 2020 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Algiz Consultancy Services Pvt Limited (Zipsure) India South Asia Financial services March 2018 Exited
Arthashastra Fintech Private Limited (ePayLater) India South Asia Financial services December 2020 Active
Chefkart Hospitality Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - other services June 2021 Active
Citizengage Solutions Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2016 Exited
CreatorOS Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Crofarm Agriproducts Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2016 Active
Datasigns Technologies Private Limited (Shubhloans) India South Asia Financial services March 2017 Active
Digital Gold India Private Limited (Safegold) India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2019 Active
Flextechnologies Pte. Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2021 Active
Fyle Technologies Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2018 Active
Greyatom Edutech Private Limited India South Asia Consumer - Education March 2017 Exited
Ikarus Process Automation Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2016 Exited
InnovAccer Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2016 Active
Komorebi Tech Solutions Private Limited (Cityflo) India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2019 Exited
Krab AI, Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Leucine Inc India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
Leucine Medtech Pvt Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2020 Active
Mintoak Innovations Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2020 Active
My Phygital Cafe Private Limited (Grubox) India South Asia Consumer - other services March 2017 Active
Ordenado Labs Pvt Ltd (Kaagaz) India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2020 Active
PropertyShare Online Platform Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2016 Active
Socionity Software Solutions Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2020 Active
WorkEx Solutions and Services Pvt Ltd India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2017 Exited
Zealthlife Pte. Ltd Singapore Rest of the World Communications & IT services December 2021 Active
India, Singapore South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - other services, Financial services Active
Pravega Ventures Fund II

Pravega Ventures is an early-stage venture capital investor backing highly scalable, tech-enabled businesses in India, particularly in the fintech and enterprise spaces.

Website:
https://www.pravegavc.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Manufacturing September 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
ArtistFirst Technologies Inc. India South Asia Consumer - other services December 2022 Active
Critical Path Technologies Private Limited India South Asia Manufacturing December 2023 Active
Fluid Robotics India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2023 Active
Grayquest Education Finance Pvt Ltd India South Asia Financial services March 2023 Active
Indinvoice Tech Solutions Private Limited India South Asia Financial services March 2023 Active
Mintoak Innovations Private Limited India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2020 Active
RagaAI Inc. India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2022 Active
Zingg Labs Inc. India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2022 Active
India South Asia Communications & IT services, Consumer - other services, Financial services, Manufacturing Active
Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa

The Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa was set up by KfW in 2012 with a $27 million investment. The fund provides long-term debt to financial institutions in Africa for on-lending to affordable, private education providers offering primary, secondary and tertiary education as well as for individual school fee loans to parents and students.

Website:
https://www.blueorchard.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m Africa Consumer - Education, Financial services May 2018 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Advans Côte d’Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire West Africa Financial services September 2017 Exited
Advans Nigeria Nigeria West Africa Financial services July 2021 Exited
African Microfinance Limited Tanzania East Africa Financial services December 2023 Active
Baobab Mali Mali West Africa Financial services June 2023 Active
Bayport Botswana Botswana Southern Africa Financial services June 2021 Exited
Bayport Botswana Botswana Southern Africa Financial services March 2019 Active
Bayport Ghana Ghana West Africa Financial services July 2018 Active
Bayport Management Limited Mauritius East Africa Financial services December 2022 Active
Bayport Tanzania Tanzania East Africa Financial services June 2022 Exited
Bayport Tanzania Tanzania East Africa Financial services March 2021 Active
EdPartners Limited Kenya East Africa Financial services November 2023 Active
EFC Zambia Zambia Southern Africa Financial services September 2023 Active
ENDA Tamweel Africa, Tunisia Africa, North Africa Financial services March 2020 Active
Family Bank Kenya East Africa Financial services December 2021 Active
Fanikiwa Tanzania Tanzania East Africa Financial services September 2023 Active
Fidelis Finance Burkina Faso West Africa Financial services June 2021 Exited
Fidelis Finance Burkina Faso West Africa Financial services December 2020 Active
Izwe Ghana Ghana West Africa Financial services February 2020 Exited
Izwe Zambia Zambia Southern Africa Financial services June 2023 Active
Letshego Botswana Botswana Southern Africa Financial services December 2020 Active
Letshego Ghana Ghana West Africa Financial services June 2021 Active
Letshego Kenya Limited Kenya East Africa Financial services May 2021 Active
MyCredit Kenya Kenya East Africa Financial services June 2023 Active
PAMECAS Senegal West Africa Financial services October 2023 Active
Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa (for DI metrics) Africa Africa Consumer - Education May 2018 Exited
Select Eswatini Eswatini, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Uganda East Africa, Southern Africa Financial services December 2019 Active
Sterling Bank Nigeria Nigeria West Africa Financial services March 2022 Active
Sumac MFB Kenya Kenya East Africa Financial services June 2021 Exited
Victoria Finance Tanzania East Africa Financial services September 2023 Active
Africa, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia Africa Consumer - Education, Financial services Active
Sahel Capital – FAFIN

The Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN) was established in 2014.

FAFIN invests in high-growth enterprises across the agricultural value chain in Nigeria, primarily in processing, livestock, storage, distribution, organic farming products and production.

As well as providing capital to these companies, the fund also offers a technical assistance facility to help strengthen their capacity.

Website:
www.sahelcp.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m Africa Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture June 2017 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Coscharis Farms Limited Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture May 2018 Active
Crest Agro Products Limited Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture April 2017 Active
Dayntee Farms Limited Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture September 2016 Active
Diamond Pearl Agro Allied Limited Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture December 2015 Active
L&Z Integrated Farms Ltd Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture February 2015 Exited
Ladgroup Limited Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture May 2019 Active
Polyfilm Packaging Nigeria West Africa Food & Agriculture November 2019 Active
TradeDepot Inc Nigeria West Africa Consumer - other services October 2021 Active
Nigeria Africa Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture Active
Sawari Ventures North Africa Fund I Cooperatief U.A.

Sawari Ventures is venture capital fund manager based in Cairo,investing in knowledge and innovation-based technology companies across North Africa.

Website:
https://sawariventures.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $12m North Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services November 2018 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
ADVA – First Systems for Integrated Applications Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services April 2022 Active
Almentor Holdings Egypt North Africa Consumer - Education December 2019 Active
Axis Pay BV Egypt North Africa Financial services July 2021 Active
Blnk B.V. Egypt North Africa Consumer - other services February 2022 Active
Brantu Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services June 2020 Active
Docspert Health Limited Egypt North Africa Consumer - Health December 2022 Active
Elves Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services February 2020 Active
Empoweromics Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services March 2021 Exited
Expandcart Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services September 2020 Active
Fatura Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services November 2020 Exited
Flat6Labs Cairo (FAC) Egypt North Africa Financial services November 2020 Active
Flat6Labs Tunis (Anava) Tunisia North Africa Financial services November 2020 Active
Fulfillment Bridge Tunisia North Africa Consumer - other services November 2021 Active
GoodsMart Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services May 2020 Active
Kashier Payments Holding Egypt North Africa Financial services November 2021 Active
MoneyFellows Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services February 2020 Active
Pearl Semiconductors Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services May 2021 Active
Proteinea Inc. Egypt North Africa Consumer - Health April 2022 Active
SiWare/Neospectra Egypt North Africa Consumer - Health September 2020 Active
Smart Transport Services and Applications Egypt North Africa Communications & IT services March 2019 Active
Egypt, Tunisia North Africa Communications & IT services, Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Consumer - other services, Financial services Active
SCB Funded Risk Participation – Sierra Leone

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $16.5m Africa Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing October 2018 Exited

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Afrigas Sierra Leone West Africa Infrastructure January 2018 Exited
Automotive Supplies Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Exited
Benco Trading Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Exited
BSB International Sierra Leone West Africa Food & Agriculture January 2018 Exited
Commodities Trading Company Sierra Leone West Africa Food & Agriculture January 2018 Exited
Concord Store Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Exited
Fawaz Building Materials Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Exited
G Shankerdas and Sons Sierra Leone West Africa Food & Agriculture January 2018 Exited
Lintel Sierra Leone Limited Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing March 2016 Exited
Mackie Building Materials Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Exited
Merani and Sons Sierra Leone West Africa Food & Agriculture January 2018 Exited
Milla Group Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Exited
Saad Group Sierra Leone West Africa Food & Agriculture January 2018 Exited
Selina Enterprise Sierra Leone West Africa Manufacturing January 2018 Exited
Sierra Leone Cement Corporation Limited Sierra Leone West Africa Consumer - other services December 2016 Exited
Sierra Leone Africa Consumer - other services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Exited
SCB Funded Risk Participation – Zimbabwe

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $27m Southern Africa October 2018 Exited
Southern Africa Exited
SDG Outcomes Fund

SDG Outcomes Fund is the first fund of its kind dedicated to to development and social outcomes partnerships (a model sometimes called “development impact bonds”) in low- and middle-income countries globally including Africa and South Asia.

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m Rest of the World Consumer - Health March 2023 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
ASRH Kenya DIB Kenya East Africa Consumer - Health September 2023 Active
Kenya Rest of the World Consumer - Health Active
SEAF Caribbean SME Growth Fund

The SEAF Caribbean SME Growth Fund is a generalist fund that invests growth capital in small and medium-sized enterprises throughout the English-speaking countries of the Caribbean Common Market (CARICOM).

Website:
https://www.seaf.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m Rest of the World Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing November 2022 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
CAMEX Restaurants Inc (CRI) Guyana Rest of the World Consumer - other services December 2022 Active
Caribbean Energy Finance Company Limited (CEFCL) Jamaica Rest of the World Financial services December 2022 Active
German Ship Repair Jamaica (GSRJ) Jamaica Rest of the World Manufacturing February 2023 Active
Royal Treats Caribbean Rest of the World Food & Agriculture November 2023 Active
Stages Group Inc. Trinidad and Tobago Rest of the World Manufacturing December 2022 Active
Sunco Caribbean Caribbean, St Lucia Rest of the World Infrastructure September 2023 Active
Caribbean, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago Rest of the World Consumer - other services, Financial services, Food & Agriculture, Infrastructure, Manufacturing Active
SGI Ethiopia Growth and Transformation Fund

The Schulze Global Ethiopia Growth and Transformation Fund I, (Ethiopia fund) was launched in 2012 to focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ethiopia. 

It is the first private equity SME fund focused on the country and is managed from Addis Ababa by an experienced team. The fund will explore various sectors including agri-processing, manufacturing, education and healthcare.

Website:
http://sgifrontier.com/

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $15m East Africa Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing January 2013 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Afri Flowers Holding B.V. (Afriflora)/Flamingo Horticulture Ltd (Flamingo) Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture August 2018 Active
Family Milk Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture January 2016 Active
Flipper Kindergarten Plc Ethiopia East Africa Consumer - Education February 2013 Exited
Jalannera Coffee Export & Coffee Farm Plc Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture February 2013 Active
Kaliti Food Share Company Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture December 2013 Active
National Cement Share Company Ethiopia East Africa Manufacturing February 2013 Exited
Origin Water Ethiopia East Africa Food & Agriculture May 2016 Active
SA-Med Plc Ethiopia East Africa Consumer - Health June 2014 Active
Ethiopia East Africa Consumer - Education, Consumer - Health, Food & Agriculture, Manufacturing Active
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Aress Sas COVID-19 Energy Access Relief Fund Benin West Africa Infrastructure March 2023 Active
Arise India Quotient Fund IV India South Asia Communications & IT services September 2023 Active
ARM Pension Managers Ltd. Leapfrog Financial Inclusion Fund II Nigeria West Africa Financial services June 2018 Exited
Arnergy Solar Limited COVID-19 Energy Access Relief Fund Nigeria West Africa Infrastructure November 2022 Active
Arohan Financial Services Ltd Aavishkaar Goodwell India Microfinance Development Company II Limited India South Asia Financial services September 2012 Active
Arthashastra Fintech Private Limited (ePayLater) Pravega Ventures Fund I India South Asia Financial services December 2020 Active
Arthvit 1809 Tech Private Limited (Rupicard) Stellaris Venture Partners II India South Asia Communications & IT services December 2022 Active
ArtistFirst Technologies Inc. Pravega Ventures Fund II India South Asia Consumer - other services December 2022 Active
Arvind Ltd Plenty Private Equity Fund I (Multiples II) India South Asia Manufacturing December 2016 Active
Arya Collateral Warehousing Private Limited Omnivore Partners India Fund 2 India South Asia Food & Agriculture March 2020 Active
ASA (Kenya) Limited COVID-19 Emerging and Frontier Market MSME Support Fund Kenya East Africa Financial services December 2021 Active
ASA Microfinance (Tanzania) Ltd COVID-19 Emerging and Frontier Market MSME Support Fund Tanzania East Africa Financial services March 2021 Active
Ascend Telecom Infrastructure Pvt Ltd India Infrastructure Fund II (Singapore) PTE. LTD. India South Asia Communications & IT services March 2017 Active
Ashwah Holdings Limited Capital Alliance Private Equity IV (CAPE IV) Nigeria West Africa Manufacturing June 2018 Active
Asia Clean Capital Vietnam SUSI Asia Energy Transition Fund Vietnam Rest of the World Infrastructure June 2023 Active
ASK Gras Savoye Amethis Fund II S.C.A SICAR Morocco North Africa Financial services June 2023 Active
ASRH Kenya DIB SDG Outcomes Fund Kenya East Africa Consumer - Health September 2023 Active
Asset 10 Software Private Limited Blume Ventures India Fund IV India South Asia Communications & IT services June 2022 Active
ATEC Australia-Int. Pty Ltd COVID-19 Energy Access Relief Fund Cambodia Southeast Asia Infrastructure April 2022 Active
Atomicwork Inc. Blume Ventures India Fund IV USA Rest of the World Communications & IT services April 2023 Active

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