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HQ office : London, UK
ADDRESS : 123 Victoria Street,
SW1 E6DE London
WEBSITE : http://www.cdcgroup.com

CDCUnited Kingdom

CDC Group plc

CDC – the UK’s Development Finance Institution – was established in 1948 and joined EDFI in 1992. It is the world’s oldest DFI. CDC is a Public Limited Company and is wholly owned on behalf of the UK government by the Department for International Development (DFID). Its mandate is to support the growth of businesses and jobs creation across Africa and South Asia.

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Key Figures

Key numbers (end of 2016)

Investments

€1,335 million

in new annual commitments to 39 projects

€6,756 million

in total portfolio of 237 projects

€4,010 million

in investment funds

Other Fund Management

CDC manages the DFID Impact Fund, which was launched in 2012 as a fund of funds with £75 million in capital from DFID.

Financial instruments

79.7%

equity and quasi equity

15.3%

loans

5%

guarantees

Investment focus

CDC concentrates on the low and middle income countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Prioritised sectors are manufacturing, agribusiness, infrastructure, financial institutions, construction, health and education. CDC also has an office in India.

Staff

224

employees