This investment was made when British International Investment was named CDC Group.
Wakanow.com Limited is the leading online travel company in Nigeria, offering services for flights, hotels, visa and tour packages. The company has a robust technology platform which is integrated into banking, payment and mobile applications and also has offline travel centres in strategic locations.. It also has operations in Ghana and Mauritius.
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.
- Other consumer services
- Investment type
We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).
- Intermediated investment
- Capital Alliance Private Equity III (CAPE III)
- Fund Manager:
- African Capital Alliance
- 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 2014
This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.