The beauty and wellness player is keen on acquisitions globally and has spotted Middle East and Southeast Asia as two key geographies.
The founder of the pre-school chain operator aims to triple its network with 1,000 centres by 2018.
The chief executive of one of India’s top online travel agencies talks about inorganic expansion, operations and more.
Khushru Jijina says the market has hit reset mode with many learnings from the boom and bust cycle.
PK Mohankumar talks about first-mover advantage in a market with various PE-backed firms and more.
The firm, which specialises in venture debt, has made over 40 loans since starting in India in late 2008 & currently has a portfolio of nearly 30 cos.
Sequoia Capital-backed Moolchand Healthcare is scouting for acquisitions, especially in North India.
In FY12, the private investment arm of World Bank infused a record $20.4 billion in 103 developing countries.
Warburg Pincus committed $85 million in the firm in 2010, part of which was used to provide an exit to ICICI Venture.
Last year, the company had raised $180 million from India Value Fund Advisors.
Naveen Jain, president of Duet India Hotels, says the company is eyeing a total investment size of $300 million and will acquire 4,000-plus rooms.
The firm is in the midst of a group restructuring exercise by which the fashion business would be split into a separate firm.
Recently, Amit Burman also acquired a fine dining Italian restaurant in London, which will be his private venture separate from Lite Bite.
With $100 million in PE funding, Samhi is one of the new generation of hospitality firms in India.
Religare sees a shift of capital from West to East and plans to help firms like Landmark and Northgate grow their franchises in different markets.
The home-grown private equity firm, which has $1.4 billion under management, returned $115 million from its latest fund to its limited partners.
PE-backed IndoStar Capital Finance is expecting to close FY13 with loan book of Rs 2,000cr.
The firm has significantly scaled up the project launch pipeline for the next one year.
With the current stake sale to Thomas Cook India and a fresh infusion of cash in Ikya, MD & CEO Ajit Isaac is now planning new growth strategies.
The firm now expects to hit over Rs 500 crore in revenues for the year ending March 2013.