Nepalese Investor

Leading Investment Companies in Nepal You Should Know About

Investment Company in Nepal

Investment companies in Nepal play a crucial role in managing and mobilizing funds from domestic and international resource bases to cater to the needs of investments in the country. These companies aims to grow and protect the wealth of their client or individuals by diversifying investments in various sectors like real estate, stocks, bonds, manufacturing, hydropower, and other securities.

Many investment companies in Nepal also offers mutual funds schemes, retirement schemes / programs to individuals scattered all over the country. These companies often educate their clients about market trends, investment strategies, and financial planning, empowering them to make informed decisions about their financial future.

Investment Company in Nepal can be categorized into two groups. The first group comprises companies listed on the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE), while the second group consists of those not yet listed on the stock exchange. Here, we have presented the list of investment companies that are listed in NEPSE.

Listed Investment Companies in Nepal

Citizen Investment Trust

Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) was established on 18th March, 1991 as an autonomous body which now has the ownership of Nepal Government as a public financial organization. Current shareholders in CIT are NEPSE, Rastriya Beema Sansthan, Banks & Financial institution, Nepal Government and General Public.

CIT oversees diverse retirement and mutual fund programs, fostering domestic and foreign investor participation to promote savings, expand funds, and enhance investment opportunities. Currently, it introduces voluntary retirement and mandatory insurance fund programs, such as Pension and Gratuity funds, using fully funded individual accounts.

Additionally, it promotes long-term savings through initiatives like the Employee Savings Growth Retirement Fund (ESGRF) for various institutions, including Civil Service, Teachers, Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, and others. 

Hydroelectricity Investment and Development Company

Hydroelectricity Investment and Development Company (HIDCL) is one of the investment company in Nepal that primarily invests in hydropower projects. HIDCL started its operations from 11 July 2011 at the Kathmandu District Development Committee premises at Babbarmahal. Established as a public investment company, 80% equity belongs to Government of Nepal and three state owned companies whereas 20% to general public.

The broader objective of the company is be to mobilize funds for investment in generating, transmitting and distributing hydroelectricity to free the country from the chronic power shortage. The company’s main goal is to operate professionally ensuring profitable utilization of resources and invest exclusively in hydropower projects.

CEDB Hydropower Development Company

CEDB Hydropower Development Company (CHDC) is the investment company based in Nepal that focuses on investing in hydropower projects. The company was founded by the Clean Energy Development Bank to provide equity investment for hydropower projects to meet energy needs of the nation.

The company has been operating 3 hydropower projects in Nepal which has a combined electricity generation capacity of 8.583 MW along with investment various other hydropower projects which has a combined capacity of 103 MW. CHDC has 8,394,100 unit shares listed in Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE).

Emerging Nepal Limited

Emerging Nepal Limited (ENL) is a public-private Equity platform dedicated to creating investment opportunities for all. They aim to enable private and public sector to work together in accelerating investments in the area of national priorities with sound business principles.

Emerging Nepal Limited is one of the recently listed investment company in Nepal which aims to build a portfolio that delivers sustainable returns over the long term. Some of the companies that Emerging Nepal has invested in are Hotel Alcie, NIFRA, People Energy Limited and Others.

Nepal Infrastructure Bank Limited

NIFRA is the first and only Infrastructure Development Bank established in Nepal with the focused objective of accelerating the development of infrastructure of the nation. The company plans to make investment in sectors like energy, agriculture, health care, tourism and transportation.

NRN Infrastructure and Development Limited

NRN Infrastructure and Development Limited (NRN) is a public limited company incorporated under Companies Act,2063 of Nepal. The objective of the company is to make investments in diversified sectors including Hydropower Projects, Banks and Financial Institutions, insurance, digital technology, e-commerce, and other profitable sectors contributing to the overall economic development of Nepal.

NRN Infrastructure is a investment company based in Nepal that has invested in various companies like Mahalaxmi Life Insurance, Dordi Khola Hydropower Project, Middle Tamor Hydropower Project and Thulo Khola Hydropower Project.

Hathway Investment Nepal Limited

Hathway Investment Nepal Limited is recently listed invested company in Nepal which is dedicated to impactful investing. Their main objective is to  invest in various sectors demonstrating potential for positive impact, employment generation, or contributions to the local economy.

Hathway Investment Nepal Limited, currently manages over 1.5 billion rupees in assets, and seeks investment opportunities in diversified sectors. Tye current portfolio of their investment includes Lumbini Cable Car, Dish Home, Sanima Middle Tamor Hydropower and various other banks and financial institutions.


Investment Companies in Nepal that strategically allocate funds across a diverse range of businesses play a pivotal role in fostering economic growth and innovation in the country. Through their expertise in portfolio management and risk assessment, investment companies not only generate returns for their clients but also play a vital role in shaping the landscape of industries and driving progress.

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