This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.
Established in 2014, Maison Galaxy is a consumer goods and cosmetics retailer and has stores in Goma, Kindu, Kinshasa, Kisangani, Lolwezi, Lubumbashi, Kindu and Matadi, with plans to open outlets in Cote d’Ivoire and Angola.
Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.
- Africa, Central Africa
- Democratic Republic of Congo
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.
- Other consumer services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- African Rivers Fund
- Fund Manager:
- 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
- August 2016