CDC Group plc

Company description

CDC is the UK's development finance institution. It supports the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people's lives in some of the world's poorest places.

CDC is focused on investing in countries where the private sector is weak, jobs are scarce, and the investment climate is difficult, but particularly in sectors where growth leads to jobs. These sectors are financial services, infrastructure, health, manufacturing, food and agriculture, construction and real estate, and education.

Company details

123 Victoria Street London SW1E 6DE United Kingdom

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Company updates

  • September 28, 2021

    CDC Group makes USD50.9 mn investment to digital infrastructure in Africa

    CDC Group has announced two commitments totalling US$50.9 million with the aim to expand digital infrastructure, improve rural connectivity and boost access to digital technology across sub-Saharan Af...

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  • August 03, 2021

    First close of US$120 million for Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund

    Convergence Partners has announced the first close of its third fund, the Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund (CPDIF) at US$120 million. The fund is focused to invest in companies op...

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  • May 28, 2021

    Ethiopia awards license for telecommunication services

    Global Partnership for Ethiopia, a consortium led by Safaricom, has received a license award from the Government of Ethiopia to operate telecom services in the country. The aim is to support the digit...

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  • September 10, 2019

    Final close reached for Evolution II Fund

    Evolution II fund has reached final close with raising a total of US$ 216 million. After the first close, the fund has secured US$ 87.75 million in commitments from CDC Group, Cyane Holdings, the Euro...

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  • August 28, 2017

    Sembcorp reaches FC on a gas-fired power PPP

    Sembcorp has announced the financial close on the Sirajganj greenfield gas-fired power PPP project in Bangladesh.

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  • August 01, 2016

    Atlantia and Vinci teams win French airport privatizations

    The French government has selected an Atlantia Invest-EDF consortium for the privatization of the airport of Nice Côte d'Azur and a team of Vinci Airports&...

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  • July 08, 2016

    Bidders revealed for Lyon and Nice airport privatizations

    The sale of the French government's 60% stakes in the Lyon-Saint-Exupery and Nice Cote d'Azur airports has attracted 11 potential bidders. 

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  • September 01, 2015

    CDC Infrastructure appoints Head of Infrastructure

    Pierre Aubouin has been appointed as Head of the Infrastructure & Transportation CDC Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts.

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  • July 30, 2015

    Convergence Partners closes African telecom investment fund

    Convergence Partners has announced the successful final close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF).

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  • July 24, 2015

    Allianz main financier for Calais port PPP

    A consortium led by Meridiam and CDC has closed financing for the 50-year concession contract of the "Calais Port 2015" project.

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