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Aditya Birla Private Equity - Fund I

Aditya Birla Private Equity – Fund I is a sector-agnostic domestic Fund, focused on providing growth capital to mature sectors and businesses.



Aditya Birla Private Equity – Fund I is a sector-agnostic domestic Fund, with investments focused on providing growth capital to mature sectors and businesses. The Fund with a corpus of INR 8.81 billion has invested in business growth opportunities created by the strong prospects of the Indian economy. The Fund holds substantial minority stakes with investments primarily in unlisted, mid-market, high-growth, India-centric businesses with a potential to play the role of an active investor.

The fund is invested with a focus on 

Consumption Led Growth :

  • Sectors with consumption led growth driven by a combination of rising per capita income and credit expansion

Infrastructure Enablers :

  • Infrastructure enablers benefiting from huge investment in public and private investment in infrastructure and which are critical to sustain India’s infrastructure development

Infrastructure Enablers :

  • Infrastructure enablers benefiting from huge investment in public and private investment in infrastructure and which are critical to sustain India’s infrastructure development

Niche Emerging Sectors :

  • Niche sectors such as education, healthcare, logistics, digital media and entertainment with potential to emerge as scalable businesses with genuine pricing power and contra cyclical characteristics

Skilled Ancillary Businesses :

  • Selective skilled ancillary businesses such as niche engineering, those within the manufacturing eco-system, supporting ancillaries and business services

Established in 1973, Anupam Industries Ltd (AIL) is one of the leading manufacturers of Material Handling Equipments (MHE) in India. AIL’s product portfolio includes cranes used in industries such as power, steel, construction, manufacturing and ports. Its manufacturing facilities located in Anand, Gujarat.

Anupam’s customers include marquee players, both from public and private sector, in each of the industries it caters to.

Anupam is led by a competent management team, which is a mix of industry veterans and young professionals. It is the effort of this team which led Anupam Industries Ltd to be recognized as the “Star SME of the Year” at the Business Today SME Awards 2009.

For more details, visit the company website www.anupamgroup.com


Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in Asia with a rich heritage, now spanning multiple decades in its existence. Over the past several years, BSE has facilitated the growth of the Indian corporate sector by providing it with an efficient access to resources. There is perhaps no major corporate in India which has not sourced BSE's services in raising resources from the capital market.

Today, BSE is the world's number 1 exchange in terms of the number of listed companies and the world's 5th in transaction numbers. An investor can choose from more than 4,700 listed companies. The BSE Index, SENSEX, is India's first stock market index that enjoys an iconic stature, and is tracked worldwide. It is an index of 30 stocks representing major sectors. BSE provides an efficient and transparent market for trading in equity, debt instruments and derivatives. It has a nation-wide reach with a presence in more than 450 cities and towns of India. BSE has always been at par with the international standards.

For more details, visit the company website www.bseindia.com


Credit Analysis & Research Ltd. (CARE) is a full service rating company that offers a wide range of rating and grading services across sectors. It is the second largest ratings company in India in terms of rating revenue. Its Ratings methodologies are in line with the best international practices.

CARE has completed approx. 8000 rating assignments having aggregate value of about Rs.68,080 bn (as at March 31, 2015), since its inception in April 1993. It is recognized by Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), Government of India (GoI) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) etc. It has interest in Arc Ratings, an International Rating Agency.

It has over 600 employees across seven offices in India located at - Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Ahmedabad. It is a Board managed, professionally run Company with an independent rating committee comprising eminent experts. The Company's Share is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.

For more details, visit the company website www.careratings.com


GEI Industrial Systems Ltd, established in the year 1970 is India’s leading heat transfer company engaged in design, engineering, manufacturing and supply of Air Cooled Heat Exchangers for the Oil and Gas Industry and Air Cooled Steam Condensers for Thermal Power Plants. The company holds a market share of more than 60% in the Air Cooled Steam Condenser segment, having largest number of installations and also the largest capacity of Air Cooled Condensers installed in India.

GEI has entered into a technological alliance with Innospin AG of Switzerland to supply Air Cooled Steam Condensers for mega power projects of capacities 660 MW and beyond. GEI has forayed into the Balance of Plant and Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC segment) of thermal power plants.

Its operations are based out of Bhopal and Mandideep in Madhya Pradesh. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.

For more details, visit the company website www.geiind.com


The Alphion Group of Companies consists of US-based Alphion Corporation (Alphion) and Alphion India Private Limited (AIPL), its principal subsidiary in India. Alphion develops, manufactures and markets all optical systems and devices based on its proprietary QLight® technology platform. Alphion offers broadband access products, which support end-to-end GPON network solutions. It is the worldwide pioneer in developing all optical PON network extension solutions. Alphion's GPON solutions enable wireless and wire-line network convergence as it is suitable not only for multiple-play voice, high speed Internet, data and video services but also for backhaul of WiMax, 2G/3G/4G cellular and future wireless networks.

Alphion products are sold worldwide to service providers and OEMs in Fiber-To-The-x (FTTx), telecommunications, CATV, fiber optic sensing, medical imaging, and defence system markets. Alphion is a member of both Full Service Access Network (FSAN) – a consortium of carriers and equipment suppliers developing tomorrow's broadband network standards and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

AIPL has operations in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, New Delhi, and Gurgaon and its parent Alphion Corporation is headquartered in Princeton, NJ in the US.

For more details, visit the company website www.alphion.com


Trimax IT Infrastructure & Services Ltd. (Trimax) is a leading end-to-end IT Services and Solutions provider.

Trimax offers a comprehensive range of IT Services like IT Infrastructure Management, Data Centre Host, Build and Co-location, Cloud Computing, System Integration and Application Services. It has also provided industry-specific solutions to BFSI, Transport and Government sectors as well as Turnkey Solutions.

Trimax is also a partner to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and offers Managed Network Services from its ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 Certified Network Operations Centres (NOC) running in Mumbai and Bangalore.

Trimax has also entered into a strategic partnership with NEC India Pvt. Ltd. to offers Cloud Applications on a SaaS model to SMBs in India.

For more details, visit the company website www.trimax.in


The Ratnakar Bank is a scheduled commercial bank registered in Kolhapur, in Maharashtra. It is an emerging private sector scheduled commercial bank with 70 years of heritage of serving the region in the trading, agri and manufacturing sectors.

While headquartered in Maharashtra, Ratnakar Bank has a strong presence in Karnataka and Goa, and a growing one in states such as Gujarat, National Capital Region (NCR), Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The bank's network has expanded to 125 branches and 184 ATMs across 11 states in India.The bank aims to achieve a pan-India footprint over the next 2 to 3 years and a robust service and product franchise. The bank now offers a full range of modern products and services spanning treasury, foreign exchange, trade finance, Internet banking and specialized loan and deposit products for these customers.

A management team with illustrious track record in the banking sector joined the Bank few years ago, changing the growth trajectory of the Bank significantly.

For more details, visit the company website www.rblbank.com


Coffee Day Resorts Pvt Ltd, promoted by Mr V. G. Siddhartha, is in the business of owning and managing resorts and its holds strategic stakes in various operating businesses as follows:

  1. Amalgamated Bean Coffee Trading Co Ltd (majority held by CDRPL), a vertically integrated coffee company that operates the largest chain of cafes in India & is amongst the top 5 coffee exporters in India. The company also operates kiosks and vending machines for retail of food & coffee beverages across the country;
  2. Tanglin Developments Ltd (100% subsidiary), company in the business of commercial real estate and holds 52.8% in a listed logistics company;
  3. Mindtree Ltd (minority stake held by CDRPL), a listed Global IT Services & Solutions company; and
  4. Way2Wealth Brokers Pvt Ltd (majority held by CDRPL), an investment advisory firm.

City Union Bank Ltd is amongst the oldest Private Sector Banks in the country with over 110 years of operations and a consistent track record of profitability since formation.

The bank is based in Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) and has a network of 425 branches & 950 ATMs with dominance in south India. It has focussed on lending to agri, trading, SME and mid-sized businesses with high working capital concentration. In the past, advances have grown at 26% CAGR during FY2010-13; NIMs have been in a range of 3.2-3.5%; ROEs ~20% and ROAs of 1.5-1.7%. The total advances were Rs.16,250 crs at the end of FY14. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.

For more details, visit the company website www.cityunionbank.com


Indian Energy Exchange Ltd (IEX) is India's premier power trading platform. Providing a transparent, neutral, demutualized and automated platform for physical delivery of electricity, IEX enables efficient price discovery and price risk management for participants of the electricity market, including industries eligible for open access.

Today, over 3000 participants across utilities from 29 States, 5 Union Territories (UTs), 800+ private generators and more than 2800 open access consumers are leveraging the exchange platform to manage their power portfolio in the most competitive and reliable way.

For more details, visit the company website www.iexindia.com


Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited or CIBIL is a Credit Information Company founded in August 2000. CIBIL collects and maintains records of an individual's payments pertaining to loans and credit cards. These records are submitted to CIBIL by banks and other lenders, on a monthly basis. This information is then used to create Credit Information Reports (CIR) and credit scores which are provided to lenders in order to help evaluate and approve loan applications.

CIBIL has secured ~90% share of the Credit Information market in India

For more details, visit the company website www.cibil.com


Monte Carlo Fashion Limited is a leading Indian apparel brand for woollen and cotton apparel. It has a strong presence across segments in woollen apparel for both men and women in the premium to mid-premium segment. It also offers premium range of cotton wear - shirts, t-shirts and trousers under the same flagship brand. Monte Carlo is part of the Nahar group based in Ludhania.

The Brand has a significant presence in Northern and Eastern India. The Company's IPO in December 2014 was oversubscribed by 7.8x. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.

For more details, visit the company website www.montecarlocorporate.com

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