Investments    

July 2012

CIFA Sells Stake in Banque Commerciale du Rwanda

Cordiant says that the successful sale of the stake in BCR provides a robust return for CIFA investors.

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January 2008

Diamond Bank is 'Nigeria's Bank of the Year'

The award is in recognition of the bank's sterling performance.

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January 2007

Luring Investors to Africa Difficult, but Worthwhile

Dozens of new business opportunities open weekly, but fears of instability on the continent keep many investors at bay. (Material reprinted with the express permission of Embassy)

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July 2006

Final Closing of US$212 Million Canada Investment Fund for Africa

Actis, a leading private equity investor in emerging markets, and Cordiant, Canada's foremost manager of emerging market, private sector investments, today announced the US$212 million final closing of the Canada Investment Fund for Africa.

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November 2005

Actis and Cordiant make their first investment in DRC

Actis, a leading private equity investor in emerging markets, and Cordiant, Canada's prime fund manager specialising in emerging market, private sector investments, have announced an investment of US$11.1 million in Banro Corporation.

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October 2005

US$162 million investment fund for Africa launched in Ghana

Actis, a leading private equity investor in emerging markets, and Cordiant, the prime Canadian emerging market asset manager, today launched the pan-African Canada Investment Fund for Africa (CIFA) with H E Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana, in Accra.

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April 2005

C$200 million investment fund for Africa launched

Actis, a leading private equity investor in emerging markets, and Cordiant, the prime Canadian emerging market asset manager, today launched the C$200 million Canada Investment Fund for Africa (CIFA).

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May 2004

Cordiant Selected to co-Manage the C$200 Million
Canada Investment Fund for Africa

Cordiant and Actis today announced that they have been selected to manage the C$200 million Canada Investment Fund for Africa (CIFA). details>>