Direct Equity Investment

Apart from investments in financial institutions, ICD supports the development of member countries by investing in companies seeking capital expansion.

Scope of Services

  • Investments in selective Greenfield and Operating Companies that have a strong equity story with a potential of major development benefits. The Equity investment can be through capital increases or buyouts
  • Types of equity investments:
    • Plain Equity
    • Quasi-equity
    • Hybrids (convertible)
  • ICD added value through active participation in the companies’ boards to support business effectiveness and corporate governance.

Practically, ICD is approached by a sponsor or group of sponsors to invest in a new or existing project in a sector other than financial services. ICD’s equity contribution cannot exceed 33.3% of the Project’s equity capital. ICD finances the feasible projects which has competent management, sound corporate governance framework and a clear developmental impact.