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Impact Case Studies

Impact Case Study: Zabka

Impact Case Study: Zabka

PineBridge Investments invested US$24 million out of its New Europe Fund I for a 46% stake in 2010. Company Headquarters: Poland Business focus: Convenience store...
Impact Case Study: Bonbonetti

Impact Case Study: Bonbonetti

EMSA Capital expanded Bonbonetti’s profit margins and extended the company’s reach into Central Asia, the US, and Western and Central Europe. Company...
Impact Case Study: Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC)

Impact Case Study: Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC)

Abraaj Capital invested US$361 million for a 50% stake in May 2008. Company Headquarters: Pakistan Business focus: Generation, transmission and distribution of...
Impact Case Study: Jamna Auto

Impact Case Study: Jamna Auto

Clearwater invested US$45–50 million from June 2006 to August 2010. Company Headquarters: India Business focus: Commercial vehicle components...
Impact Case Study: Umeme

Impact Case Study: Umeme

Actis helped Umeme secure a US$25 million loan from IFC. Company Headquarters: Uganda Business focus: Distribution of electrical power Growth: Since 2005,...
Impact Case Study: NEOgás

Impact Case Study: NEOgás

Global Environment Fund (GEF) holds a 75% majority stake in NEOgás. Company Headquarters: Brazil Business focus: Provides compressed natural gas service to...
Impact Case Study: Banro

Impact Case Study: Banro

Cordiant Capital invested in Banro via a US$13 million PIPE transaction. Company Headquarters: Democratic Republic of the Congo Business focus: Gold exploration and...
Impact Case Study: Cogitel

Impact Case Study: Cogitel

TunInvest-AfricInvest Group invested US$19.5 million for a 31.2% stake in 2006. Company Headquarters: Tunisia Business Focus: Flexible...
Impact Case Study: Olam

Impact Case Study: Olam

AIF Capital held 14.5% at entry in 2002. Company Headquarters: Singapore Business focus: Agricultural commodities Revenue: US$10.5...
Impact Case Study: Manipal Universal Learning

Impact Case Study: Manipal Universal Learning

IDFC Private Equity invested US$35 million for a 13% stake in 2006. Company headquarters: India Business focus: Education Revenue: Grown four-fold since...
EMPEA has served as a useful reference platform for CDPQ by helping to define the eligible universe of fund managers in growth markets. Membership provides background data and a...

Rashad Kaldany | Executive Vice-President and Growth Markets, CDPQ

The developed markets have no equivalent to the role EMPEA is playing as a convener and source of trusted information in the emerging markets.

David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group