Throughout the years, the AVCJ India Forum has been a forerunner for the private markets industry and a place where the most influential international investors and Indian fund managers come together to exchange ideas and catch up on the latest trends affecting the industry.
In 2019, AVCJ India forum is celebrating its 20th anniversary with unrivalled content, distinguished speakers and superb networking.
The premier private equity & venture forum in India
Corporates that attended the Forum previously include:
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Adams Street Partners
AIM Corporate Services
Asia Climate Partners
Asian Development Bank
Bain Capital Advisors (India)
Baring Private Equity Asia
Bertelsmann India Investments
Bharucha & Partners
BlackRock Private Equity Partners
Brookfield Asset Management
Confiex Data Room
DMI Management Services
Dominor Investment Holding
Duff & Phelps
Ernst & Young
Everstone Capital Advisors
Fairwinds Private Equity
Fosun RZ Capital
IC Universal Legal
IDG Ventures India Advisors
IIFL Seed Venture
Incede Ventures, Agate Medical Investments
Indian Angel Network
Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (IVCA)
International Finance Corporation
International Financial Services
JM Financial Investment Managers
JP Morgan Private Equity Group
Khaitan & Co
L&T Infrastructure Finance
LGT Capital Partners
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices Mumbai
Madison India Capital
Max Life Insurance
Milestone Capital Advisors
Mitsui & Co. Global Investment
MUFG Securities Asia
NewQuest Capital Partners
Northrop of Grumman
Norwest (NVP) India
Oman India Joint Investment Fund
Pavilion Alternatives Group
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA)
Samena Capital Investments
SBI LIfe Insurance Company
Sen Family Office
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Shree Capital / Lexington Partners
Silicon Valley Bank
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Tata Capital Growth Fund
Tata Opportunities Fund
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
The Carlyle Group
Zephyr Peacock India
... and many others!
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KPMG in India, a professional services firm, is the Indian member firm affiliated with KPMG International and was established in September 1993. Our professionals leverage the global network of firms, providing detailed knowledge of local laws, regulations, markets and competition. KPMG has offices across India in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Vadodara and Vijayawada.
KPMG in India offers services to national and international clients in India across sectors. We strive to provide rapid, performance-based, industry-focussed and technology-enabled services, which reflect a shared knowledge of global and local industries and our experience of the Indian business environment.
Affirma Capital is the newly formed, independent emerging market private equity firm owned and operated by the long-standing senior leadership of Standard Chartered Private Equity. We manage over US$3.5 billion in assets for leading global limited partners and sovereign wealth funds.
Affirma Capital helps build and nurture national and regional champions by investing in companies backed by strong management teams and founders. Throughout the management teams 17 year history of investing in emerging markets, we have deployed over US$5.5 billion in 90+ companies across Asia, Africa and the Middle East and have returned over US$5 billion in cash proceeds to our investors at highly attractive rates of return. Our senior leadership spent over 10 years working together at Standard Chartered Private Equity prior to founding Affirma Capital.
Our investment philosophy, focused on selective origination, disciplined deal structuring and intensive portfolio management, has helped us build a superior track record with realized returns at a significant premium to the MSCI Emerging markets index.
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 80,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
Founded in 1999, ChrysCapital is one of the largest and most established India-focused private equity firms. By any measure, ChrysCapital’s track record is one the strongest in the context of Indian private equity – $4 billion raised across 8 funds, 86 investments, and 67 full exits. The firm has fully realized five successive funds on schedule with strong US$ net returns, which is unprecedented not just in India, but potentially also emerging markets in general. Overall, ChrysCapital has invested $3.0 billion and realized $5.3 billion, which equates to a disproportionately high share of total PE realizations from India. The firm has achieved all this while maintaining one of the lowest loss ratios and fee drags in the industry (~15% fee-to-invested capital vs 20-25% for the industry).
Gaja Capital is a leading private equity firm in India’s mid-market. Gaja Capital is a high-touch and control focused firm with team of strong operating professionals. Gaja Capital seeks to partner with entrepreneurs and professionals to build the future champions of Indian economy in high growth sectors of education, financial services, consumer and healthcare. Gaja Capital is currently investing out of its third fund, a US$ 240 mn fund with commitments from marquee global investors US endowments, pension funds and foundations. The firm has an AUM of USD 450 mn including the previous two funds.
Gaja Capital was founded in 2004 by indigenous professionals with extensive operating and investing experience in India. With an exceptional network of some of India's most successful entrepreneurs, Gaja Capital has leveraged its deep local connect to partner with emerging businesses in India.
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance, and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private and public-sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,200 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe.
Madison India Capital is one of India’s leading private investment firms specializing in the consumer, business services, technology and financial services industries. Since we are specialists in our sectors of focus we are a value added investor with a deep set of industry and capital markets relationships.
• We strive to build long‐term partnerships with other institutional co-investors as well as management teams of high growth middle market companies that strive to shape the consumer, business services, technology and financial services industries in India. • Our typical investment consideration is $10 to $35 million in companies and we will also evaluate equity investments of up to $100 million in conjunction with our limited partners. • We are currently investing out of our most recent fund, Madison India Opportunities IV, which closed in November 2017. • We involve partners with operational backgrounds in the due diligence process and subsequent development of portfolio companies. While we are not involved with the day‐to‐day operations of companies we provide a resource and a constructive sounding board to our portfolio companies.
Alea Consulting is a global risk mitigation and investigative consulting firm, which helps organizations reduce reputational and operational concerns. Alea provides discreet and confidential corporate intelligence and consulting to help clients make better informed business decisions.
For over 16 years in India Alea has directed thousands of pre-transaction integrity due diligence assignments for private equity and hedge funds, corporations, listed companies, banks, strategic advisory institutions, international finance entities, and sovereign funds.
The company ensures quality and secured the first BSI ISO 9001:2015 QMS in its industry in India. With a network of strategic alliances and global associates, Alea has capabilities in over 50 countries.
Alea maintains strict client confidentiality and provides solutions that safeguard the reputation, integrity and best practices of its clients.
It operates in multiple locations across India with headquarters in New Delhi and with offices in Gurugram, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Hong Kong.
Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With over 40 offices worldwide and 3,000+ employees, Apex delivers a broad range of solutions to asset managers, allocators and financial institutions. The Group has continually improved and evolved its service suite to offer the broadest range of solutions in the industry, covering three key pillars: fund solutions, financial solutions and corporate solutions. Apex administers over $650 billion in assets globally.