October 25, 2014 10:46 AM ET

Diversified Financial Services

Company Overview of Capricorn Investment Holdings Ltd

Company Overview

Capricorn Investment Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in diversified financial service businesses in Namibia and Botswana. The company holds interests in banking, insurance brokerage, property and casualty insurance, investment and asset management, micro finance, and property development businesses. It also holds an IT services company that offers technology services to the CIH group, as well as to external business clients. Capricorn Investment Holdings Ltd. was founded in 1996 and is based in Windhoek, Namibia.

CIH House

Kasino Street



Founded in 1996


264 61 299 1232


264 61 223188

Key Executives for Capricorn Investment Holdings Ltd

Group Managing Director
Age: 54
Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 61
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Capricorn Investment Holdings Ltd Key Developments

Barclays Reportedly Halted Talks To Acquire Stake In Windhoek

The Namibian reported that Barclays PLC halted its negotiations with Capricorn Investment Holdings Ltd. (CIH) to acquire 49.9% stake in Bank Windhoek Ltd., until Barclays completes a process that will combine the majority of its African operations with Absa Group Limited. According to CIH, "The suspension of the negotiations as will allow it focus on the successful execution of the CIH group strategy and the strategic initiatives that will drive growth in the group's business units." The proposed combination is not expected to complete before 2013.

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