This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.
Kosmos Energy is an international oil and gas exploration and production company. It has identified the Tano Basin offshore Ghana as a potential hydrocarbon system. Its first major discovery in 2007 was the Jubilee Field.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Africa, West 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.
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Ninety One Africa Credit Opportunities Fund (Investec)
- Fund Manager:
- Investec Asset 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
- December 2014
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.