CIEL Group operates in ten countries and comprises companies in the textile, agribusiness, hotel, financial services and health sectors. The group has an extensive network in Africa and Asia and is continuing its development.
CIEL is a Mauritian-based international investment holding company, listed on the Mauritian stock exchange, with 100 years of heritage. CIEL has, through its subsidiaries and investments, more than 27 000 employees across 10 countries and 5 strategic sectors, namely Textile, Agro and Property, Hotels and Resorts, Financial Services and Healthcare.
Proparco’s equity investment further boosts CIEL's development, which largely focuses on Africa and Asia. It contributes to ensuring o ensuring the sustainability of CIEL, by strengthening its family shareholding structure, and fueling its regional ambitions.
This operation will have major impacts due to the diversity and scope of the Group’s activities. It will contribute to increasing government revenues and creating jobs in the areas where it is established in Africa and Asia. It will also allow Proparco to establish a long-term partnership with CIEL that provides opportunities for co-investments in sectors with strong developmental impacts. In the context of this financing, CIEL has also pledged to structure its environmental and social approach.