Nile Aluminum & Metals Company S.A.E. (AluNile)

Egypt Manufacturing

We are invested in Nile Aluminum & Metals Company S.A.E. (AluNile) through Ezdehar Egypt Mid-Cap Fund, which is managed by Ezdehar Management B.V..

We do not hold direct relationships with the companies that investment funds invest in. Instead, we hold relationships directly with the fund. When investing through investment funds, British International Investment takes an active role as a limited partner to the fund, working with the fund manager to ensure best practices, including in environment, social and governance matters, and investment management oversight.

This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.

Nile Aluminum & Metals Company S.A.E (“AluNile”) is a leading designer, fabricator and installer of a range of architectural façade products – including curtain walls, aluminum doors/windows and processed flat glass – that are used in residential, commercial and office buildings in Egypt.

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Key facts


Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

Africa, North 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
Ezdehar Egypt Mid-Cap Fund
Fund Manager:
Ezdehar Management B.V.
Start date

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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

March 2017

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.


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