ZCCM Investments Holdings PLC (ZCCM-IH) is an investment holding company with diversified interests in mining, energy and other sectors of the Zambian economy. The Company has a primary listing under ISIN number ZM0000000037 on the Lusaka Stock Exchange and secondary listings on the London Stock Exchange and the Euronext Stock Exchange in Paris.

ZCCM-IH is a successor company of the then Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited (ZCCM), a copper mining conglomerate that operated more than 10 mines in Zambia. In 2000 ZCCM was privatized, and in its place, ZCCM Investments Holdings PLC was born.

The Company’s majority shareholders are the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), an investment company wholly owned by the Zambian Government, and the rest are made up of institutions and individuals spread cross the world.


Shareholder % shareholding
IDC 60.28
GRZ 17.25
NAPSA 15.00
Other Shareholders 7.47
Total 100.00

The total number of shareholders is 4,344 (as of March 31, 2016).


ZCCM-IH currently has an investment portfolio of 15 companies, including some of the biggest mines in Zambia, such as Kansanshi Mining Plc (20%), Mopani Copper Mines Plc (10%) and Konkola Copper Mines Plc (20.6%). The shareholdings in the 15 companies range from 10% to 100%, with commodities and services that are diversified in nature; such as copper, gold, cobalt, coal, power, telecommunications, limestone, environmental & technical consultancy, financial services and gemstones. The following is a list of our investment portfolio:

  • Ndola Lime Company Limited 100%
  • Misenge Environmental and Technical Services Ltd 100%
  • Kariba Minerals ltd 50%
  • Maamba Collieries ltd 35%
  • Lubambe Copper Mine ltd                         20%
  • Konkola Copper Mines Plc 6%
  • Kansanshi Mining Plc 20%
  • Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc 20%
  • CNMC Luanshya copper mines Plc 20%
  • Chibuluma Mines Plc 15%
  • NFC Africa Mining Plc 15%
  • Chambishi metals Plc 10%
  • Mopani Copper Mines Plc 10%
  • Investrust Bank Plc 39 %
  • Nkana Alloy Smelting Company Ltd 10 %

ZCCM-IH occupies a very unique and strategic position as an investments holding company, as it holds key minority interests across the mining industry in Zambia. It also has significant investments in diversified energy sources through strategic minority interests in Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) Plc, a power distribution and generation company that supplies power to all the major mines in Zambia, and through Maamba Collieries Ltd, the largest coal producer in Zambia, with a 300 Megawatts thermal power plant.


ZCCM-IH is focused on driving sustainable long-term growth and value creation in its investment portfolio.  The Company through diversification, is relentlessly and actively pursuing investment opportunities in other sectors such as energy, real estate and agriculture. The goal is to tap into new sources of consistent and stable income while reducing the risk profile of our Portfolio.

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