This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.
Retail Holding is one of the major retailers in Morocco. Its LabelVie brand is the exclusive franchisee of French giant Carrefour and Retail Holding is also the franchisee for apparel retailer Kiabi, Virgin Megastore and Burger King. It recently started its expansion to Africa, through an investment in CDCI, a supermarket chain in the Ivory Coast.
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.
- Other consumer services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- EuroMena III
- 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
- May 2017
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.