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"Can PE become PSPD?"

The Venture Intelligence APEX Awards event is a unique gathering of top executives in the Indian Deal ecosystem including from Limited Partners, PE/VC firms, Investment Banks, Consultants, Corporate Law firms, HR firms etc. The event features a High Power PE/VC industry panel that reflects on the recent trends and the challenges that lie ahead from a dealmaker's perspective.This year's LP-GP Panel, chaired by A V Seshadrinathan, Managing Director of Basiz Fund Services, was titled "Can PE become PSPD?" and focused on how Indian PE managers can build their firms for sustainable success.

(L-R) Sesh A.V. of Basiz Fund Services, Vishal Tulsyan ofMotilal Oswal Private Equity, Paresh Thakker of Religare, Anand RP of Squadron Capital, Avnish Bajaj of Matrix Partners IndiaMore about the topic: Infosys became the darling of investors with Narayana Murthy’s famous Predictability-Sustainability-Profitability-De-risking (PSPD) formula. With 900+ …

Deal Alert: Jacob Ballas fund invests in DBM Geotechnics and Constructions

From the Press Release:

Mumbai-based DBM Geotechnics and Constructions Pvt. Ltd. ("DBM") today announced that it has received Rs.100 crores as an equity investment from NYLIM Jacob Ballas India Fund III, LLC (“NYLIM-JB Fund”), a Mauritius based Private Equity investor, for a significant minority stake. DBM is a market leader in geotechnical services and is also engaged in EPC services, mainly in the areas of foundation engineering and marine infrastructure construction.

Commenting on the deal Mr. D B Mahajan, Chairman and Managing Director of DBM said: “We are delighted to induct NYLIM-Jacob Ballas as a partner and with this DBM has achieved one more growth milestone. We believe NYLIM-JB's understanding of the Indian infrastructure sector and global best practices will help DBM to expand business to new heights and create value for all stakeholders. The customers have expressed their faith and trust in our services till date and we remain committed to maintain consistent q…

Warburg Pincus, Gaja Capital, Inventus Capital win APEX PE/VC Fund Awards

Warburg Pincus, Gaja Capital and Inventus Capital were adjudged the leading Private Equity, Growth Capital and Early Stage investors in India for 2011 at the latest Venture Intelligence APEX Awards. Among corporate law firms, AZB & Partners topped the Venture Intelligence League Tables as the Most Active Legal Advisors (for both Private Equity and M&A transactions) in 2011, while Ernst & Young topped the League Tables as the Most Active Transaction Advisor (PE and M&A) for the year.

The awards were given away as part of Venture Intelligence APEX‘12, the annual conclave of the Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital industry, by Mr. Harsh Mariwala, Chairman of Marico Ltd and Mr.M.Damodaran, Former Chairman of SEBI. Fund accounting KPO firm Basiz was the co-host for the APEX’12 Awards function.

Receiving the “Best Early Stage Investor-2011” Award, Kanwal Rekhi, Managing Director, Inventus said, “This award is especially welcome as it comes at a time when the early stag…