This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.
CCI is an investment vehicle holding minority stakes in Dark Fibre Africa and Vumatel Proprietary Limited. DFA is the largest open access metro and access fibre operator in South Africa. Vumatel is a leading Fibre-to-the-home operator, aiming to build a complete fibre infrastructure backbone in selected suburbs in major cities.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Africa, Southern Africa
- South Africa
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
- Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund
- Fund Manager:
- Convergence Partners Management
- 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
- October 2016
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.
- South Africa