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Products add a great recall value to the brand: S Subramanian, CEO, Marico Kaya

The head of the beauty services and products company says going forward the products unit will generate 25 per cent of revenue against 20 per cent now.

Diksha Dutta
India Infoline will help in deal sourcing, fundraising and exit management: India Alternatives’ chief Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva

The founder and CEO of the PE firm says the deal with India Infoline took a long time to seal, which affected new investments.

Shruti Ambavat
Our investment in Flipkart is now worth a little less than 300 times: Subrata Mitra, partner, Accel Partners

Mitra says Flipkart is more like Amazon while Myntra is like ASOS.

Shrija Agrawal
Indian infrastructure needs a 15-year investment horizon: MK Sinha, managing partner and CEO of IDFC Alternatives

Sinha claims IDFC Alternatives has been the only fund that has consistently distributed capital right from year one.

Shrija Agrawal
We are looking to raise $500M in two years globally: Helmut M Schühsler, chairman, TVM Capital

The global network of PE firms has recently added India to its investment strategy for emerging markets.

Lohit Jagwani
Indian GPs have a perception problem, they send contradictory messages to global LPs: Markus Ableitinger of Capital Dynamics

The MD and co-head of Investment Management Asia at the private asset management firm says 80% of local PE fund managers are dead or inactive.

Madhav A Chanchani
We are aiming at annual revenues of Rs 5,000Cr in 3 years: RK Arora of Supertech

The chief of the north-based realtor says land prices will increase with the new land acquisition policy which will affect supply of affordable housing.

Swet Sarika
Private cos not the best investment strategy for PE; public investing is very interesting in India: Sumir Chadha of WestBridge Capital

A flexible investment strategy is a good way to invest in India if you have a team of GPs that has the track record and will to do it, according to Chadha.

Madhav A Chanchani
We are looking at a turnover of $1B by 2017: Azad Moopen, chairman of Aster DM Healthcare

The group, which secured $100 million from Olympus Capital in 2011, is looking to go for an IPO either in London or Mumbai.

Lohit Jagwani
We are closely looking at companies in food, media and tiles business in India: Creador’s Brahmal Vasudevan

Vasudevan says he prefers investing in Southeast Asia as valuations are less stretched in the region.

Swet Sarika
Indian clinical trial sector would see significant consolidation: DA Prasanna, chairman of Ecron Acunova

The firm, which has the backing of Manipal Group and healthcare PE firm OrbiMed, has been aggressively looking to expand overseas.

Lohit Jagwani
Milestone Capital’s Rubi Arya on returning money from early vintage funds, fund raising and new investment strategy

Arya says the firm has returned around Rs 600 crore to investors of its early vintage fund last year alone.

Pooja Sarkar
Omkar Realtor’s Gaurav Gupta on raising PE money, business strategy and plans for markets beyond Mumbai

The realtor expects 60 per cent of its projects to be on redeveloped land.

Pooja Sarkar
We aim to grow around 4x of GDP: Gagan Banga of Indiabulls Housing Finance

The firm will consider only large-sized acquisitions which can add significantly to its loan book.

Pooja Sarkar
It’s difficult for foreign players to buy hotels in India as Asian owners generally don’t sell, says Marriott's Asia Pac head

Simon Cooper, president and managing director, Asia Pacific, Marriott International, said the company will continue to be bullish on India.

Lohit Jagwani
We want to be a Rs 1,000 crore plus company in 3-4 years: Siddharth Bindra, MD, BIBA Apparels

On back of a freshly minted fundraise, the mid-market apparel maker is eyeing acquisitions in luxury segment and also looking at launching a new brand.

Diksha Dutta
Pankaj Sahni, COO, Medanta Medicity, on Africa opportunity, telemedicine & ramping up bed capacity in India

Punj Lloyd and Avenue Capital have invested in Medanta, a majority of which is still owned by its founder Naresh Trehan.

Lohit Jagwani




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