About Us Investment portfolio


for the year period ended 30 June 2018


CIEL invests in five strategic sectors where the Group already enjoys a solid market position and/or because these markets are experiencing high growth rates in the region.


19% of our portfolio

Solid track record
Over 40 years of proven experience

Established global presence
Operations strategically located in Mauritius, South Asia and Madagascar offering competitive labour and a network of trade agreements (e.g. Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)) with key markets

Vertically integrated business units
From yarn spinning to finish garments to optimise costs and ensure quality control

Geographically diversified client portfolio
Clients in both hemispheres, thus reducing seasonality effect and ensuring steady revenues streams


28% of our portfolio

Proven expertise
Over 100 years’ experience in sugar industry

Established global presence
Partnership with Tereos, the third largest sugar group in the world, to drive international growth in African countries (e.g. Kenya and Tanzania) suffering from deficit in sugar production

Energy capacity to address energy deficit
Three renewable energy, biomass plants to export to the national grid in Mauritius and in Tanzania

Valuable land ownership
Owner of a sizeable piece of land bank in the South-East region of Mauritius (3,000 hectares directly through our subsidiary Ferney Ltd and through Alteo Ltd) with interesting property development opportunities as the Mauritian government seeks to develop smart cities


30% of our portfolio

Strong growth in home market
Mauritius is witnessing high growth rate in tourist arrivals boosted by strong growth from new markets such as Asia with the recent opening of air access

Stunning assets
8 hotels and 2 golf courses located in prime beachfront locations in Mauritius and one iconic island hotel in the Maldives

Synergies and optimisation across portfolio
Increased synergies and revenue optimisation across all properties to support improvement of future financial performance

In-house tour operators
Revenue generation optimised through a combination of in-house tour operators and external partners

Strong regional growth perspective
Presence in the fastest growing tourism industry in the world: Africa, the Indian Ocean and Asia


16% of our portfolio

Low banking penetration rates in the region
BNI Madagascar is set to benefit from low banking penetration rates of less than 5% in Madagascar. It enjoys a market share of 22% in that same market
Bank One, is well positioned to tap on the International Banking opportunities in Africa. It also has an expanding corporate and retail presence in Mauritius

Synergies between portfolio companies
Synergies between our portfolio of companies generate additional revenues and allow all entities to share best practices, client portfolio and talent

Strategic partnership
Our partnership with Amethis Finance, a leading private equity firm investing in Africa, and multiple opportunities on the African continent with a fast expanding financial services sector offer significant growth potential


7% of our portfolio

Strong growth of healthcare market in Africa
Africa is expected to post the fastest health care spending growth globally as over half a million additional hospital beds and USD 25 to 30 billion are needed over the next decade to meet Africa’s healthcare demand

Significant opportunities for private healthcare providers
50% of Sub-Saharan Africa’s total health expenditure is geared towards private healthcare providers such as CIEL Healthcare’s network of hospitals

Strategic partners and network
CIEL Healthcare’s network of partners (Fortis Healthcare, International Finance Corporation, Proparco, IFHA-II, Swiss-Re, Kibo II) and established operations in Mauritius, Uganda and Nigeria make it an increasingly effective player in the healthcare sector in the region

Share price

Last updated on Friday
24 May 2019

MUR 6.52

SEMDEX : 2,145.54