NAVIS CLMV Co-Investment Fund, L.P. (IFC-43586)

  • East Asia and Pacific
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Vietnam
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 30, 2020
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Apr 21, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Oct 21, 2020

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Project Description
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According to the bank document, "the proposed investment is for up to US$25 million in Navis CLMV Co-Investment Fund, L.P. (“the Fund” or “the CLMV Fund”), a US$150 million (target) buyout fund investing into Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (“CLMV”).

The Fund will be managed by Navis Capital Partners Limited or an affiliate thereof (“Navis”). Also, Navis Partners Limited will co-invest alongside Navis Asia Fund VIII, L.P. and its parallel funds (“Navis VIII”) in investments in the CLMV markets".

Both Navis Asia Fund VIII and Navis CLMV Co-Investment Fund, L.P are managed by Navis Capital Partners Limited. The Fund will primarily invest in businesses in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Investment Description
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The target size of the CLMV Fund is US$150 million. IFC’s proposed investment in the Fund is an equity investment of up to US$25 million, not to exceed 20% of total Fund commitments.   

Private Actors Description
A Private Actor is a non-governmental body or entity that is the borrower or client of a development project, which can include corporations, private equity and banks. This describes the private actors and their roles in relation to the project, when private actor information is disclosed or has been further researched.

Navis is a Southeast Asian-focused fund manager established in 1998 by its founders, Nicholas Bloy, Rodney Muse and Richard Foyston. Since its formation, Navis has been making control investments in growing businesses across the dynamic economies of Southeast Asia, including CLMV.



Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Navis Asia Fund VIII, L.P. Investor -
- - - - Navis Capital Partners Parent Company -

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Project Contact

Navis Capital Partners Ltd
Michael Octoman
Senior Partner and Chief Operating Officer
+603 2302 3888
Lvl 17, Axiata Tower, 9, Jalan Stesen Sentral V, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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