Warburg Pincus, India Alternatives, Multiples PE and Tata Capital Healthcare Fund were voted the top Private Equity investors in India during 2020. The Venture Intelligence “Awards for Private Equity Excellence” (APEX) is dedicated to celebrating the best that the Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital industry has to offer.
The APEX Awardees are selected based on both Self Nomination by the participating PE-VC firms as well as "crowd sourced" nominations and voting from the Limited Partner, PE-VC and advisory communities. (The main criteria are Exit Track Record, New Fund Raises & Follow-on Funding Rounds for Portfolio Companies).
Vishal Mahadevia, Managing Director and Head of India, Warburg Pincus, said “We thank Venture Intelligence for this acknowledgement. In the midst of a challenging time globally, the Indian PE landscape continues to expand actively, supporting talented entrepreneurs build solid businesses.”
“Warburg Pincus too has been persistent in identifying potential investment opportunities while also creating successful exits, and this will continue to remain our core focus as we move ahead,” Vishal added.
Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva, Founder & CEO, India Alternatives, shared “We were delighted to win the APEX Award in the category of PE Fund Raise of the year 2020. We were particularly impressed that Venture Intelligence has managed to involve the entire private equity ecosystem in voting for the winners making the APEX awards one of the most transparent and comprehensive processes in the Indian PE market.”
“Fundraising is a direct consequence of the reputation of the industry in making stellar investments as well as demonstrating credibility in generating exits and returns for LP's. This is India's time to shine in private equity.” Shivani added.
“Thank you to Venture Intelligence and the Jury for the APEX 21 Midmarket Investor of the year award. 2020 has affirmed our conviction in the careful section of our investments with an acute focus on quality of management. I want to take this opportunity to salute our entrepreneurs who have navigated the pandemic dexterously to emerge as stronger players.” said Renuka Ramnath, Founder, MD & CEO, Multiples PE.
“Venture Intelligence data is one of the bedrocks of providing credible data to the private equity industry. As the economy and industry grows, they will play an important role in showcasing the Indian PE/VC industry. I would like to wish Venture Intelligence continued success and growth,” Renuka added.
“Tata Capital Healthcare Fund is excited and thrilled to be awarded ‘The Healthcare Investor of the Year’ for the third year in succession. Thank you Venture Intelligence for successfully hosting the PE-VC awards year after year. Your contribution to the PE/VC industry is invaluable.” said Visalakshi C, Managing Partner, Tata Capital Healthcare Fund.
“The ongoing pandemic has brought to Centre stage the attention for the Healthcare and Life-Sciences sector as a central investing theme for the present decade. The sector’s Private Capital investment trend has now come of age having attracted over USD17 Bn Private Capital over the past decade. In a Post-COVID era too, we expect a sharp scale-up of investments reflecting the sector’s enormous growth potential. Tata Capital Healthcare fund is well positioned to ride this advantage given its sector and mid-market growth investment focus.” Visalakshi added.
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