ShoreCap III, LP

ShoreCap III, LP ("SC III") was incorporated in Mauritius in 2017 to provide equity and capacity building services to the following types of African financial institutions:   

  • Small business banks
  • Microfinance institutions
  • Insurance companies
  • Leasing companies
  • Housing finance companies
  • Fintech providers

Shorecap II Limited

Following the success of ShoreCap International, Ltd., ShoreCap II Limited (“SC II”) was formed by Equator. SC II is an $80 million international Fund incorporated in Mauritius in 2009. The fund has invested in 10 Asian and African financial institutions and is now fully invested. In addition to providing institutions with equity capital, Equator also provided and managed needs assessments and capacity building services through its strategic service provider.

ShoreCap International Ltd

ShoreCap International, Ltd (“SCI”) was a $28 million Fund incorporated in the Cayman Islands. Between 2003 and 2008, on behalf of SCI, Equator invested equity and equity related securities in 15 small business banks and regulated microfinance institutions in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. Equator's investment strategy targeted institutions that demonstrated a commitment to expanding financial services to disadvantaged groups and low-income communities that were historically excluded from the formal banking system.

All investments were realized by the end of 2014, and the Fund was subsequently liquidated.