This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.
Boost built the first end-to-end digital microfinance institution in its pilot market of Cambodia and had distributed over $350,000 in loans (both secured and unsecured). With a medium-term goal of expanding regionally, Boost’s vision has been to provide lower cost, more convenient financial services to ASEAN’s unbanked and underbanked population.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Rest of the World
We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.
- Communications and IT Services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Insitor Impact Asia Fund Private Limited
- Fund Manager:
- Swiss-Asia Financial Services Pte. Ltd
- Start date
For direct investments, this is the date British International Investment committed capital to the business or project.
For funds, this is the date that British International Investment committed capital to the fund.
For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e
- May 2019
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.