Bahrain:– Investcorp, a leading global alternative investment firm, hosted its “India: Expanding The Possibilities” Conference on Thursday, 17th March in its lounge at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Investcorp is the only global alternative investment firm that has occupied a prime space at the Expo over the past 6 months, where it hosted a series of events, meetings, thought leadership sessions and global conversations, bringing together industry leaders and experts from key markets.
The conference gathered industry experts, CEOs and investors to discuss attractive opportunities and challenges in India and the most pressing investment trends including technology, healthcare, e-commerce and social infrastructure.
Speaking on the occasion, Mohammed Alardhi, Executive Chairman, Investcorp said, “India is an important engine of Investcorp’s growth. Our current India footprint comprises 13 private equity investments, with combined revenues of $700 million and over 40,000 staff. On the real estate side, we have helped develop over 20 million square feet of affordable housing and have a strategic investment in one of the largest warehousing platforms in India.”
Harsh Shethia, Head of Investcorp India said, “The theme of our India Conference 2022 “India: Expanding The Possibilities”, reflects the growing global aspirations to invest in India, which is home to a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are delighted that 10 Indian founder-entrepreneurs participated in our conference hosted at the Dubai Expo 2020. As the only glocal mid-market alternatives firm with a strong India presence, Investcorp is uniquely positioned to bridge aspirations of Indian entrepreneurs on a global scale.”
Speakers at the event included Mark Mobius, Advisor to India Advisory Board of Investcorp and renowned emerging markets investor and founders from Investcorp’s portfolio companies and others, including Sathyanarayana Vemula, CEO, V-Ensure Pharma Technologies; Vikram Vuppala, Co-Founder of Nephroplus; Amitava Saha, Co-Founder of XpressBees; Shan Kadavil, Co-Founder of FreshToHome; Ashwini Asokan, Co-Founder of Mad Street Den; Suchit Bachalli, CEO of Unilog; Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder of Global Indian International School and Amrutesh Reddy, Founder of NDR Warehousing.
In India, Investcorp is active in the mid-market private equity segment and has invested across the consumer technology, healthcare, financial services, retail, SaaS, e-commerce and technology sectors. Investcorp’s India realty team invests in domestic real estate projects located in top tier cities.
Investcorp is a global investment manager, specializing in alternative investments across private equity, real estate, credit, absolute return strategies, GP stakes, infrastructure and insurance asset management. Since our inception in 1982, we have focused on generating attractive returns for our clients while creating long-term value in our investee companies and for our shareholders as a prudent and responsible investor.
We invest a meaningful portion of our own capital in products we offer to our clients, ensuring that our interests are aligned with our stakeholders, including the communities that we operate within, towards driving sustainable value creation. We take pride in partnering with our clients to deliver tailored solutions for their needs, utilizing a disciplined investment process, employing world-class talent and combining the resources of a global institution with an innovative, entrepreneurial approach. In January 2022, Investcorp issued its 2021 Responsible Business Report which outlines its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) highlights for 2021 and specific initiatives the Firm implemented to meet its goals: https://www.investcorp.com/esg/
Investcorp has today 13 offices across the US, Europe, GCC and Asia, including India, China and Singapore. As of December 31, 2021, Investcorp Group had US $40.4 billion in total AUM, including assets managed by third party managers, and employed approximately 460 people from 46 nationalities globally across its offices. For further information, visit www.investcorp.com and follow us @Investcorp on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.
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