S. Sriniwasan, KotakAlt

Executive: S. Sriniwasan, Managing DirectorInvestor Name: Kotak Alternate Asset Managers Ltd (KotakAlt)Investor Type: Alternate Assets – Private Equity, Private Credit, Infrastructure & Real EstateAUM: USD9016mYear Founded: 2005Main Offices: MumbaiGeo Focus: AsiaTarget Sectors: IT, Real Estate, Healthcare, Consumer Goods and Conventional Energy Kotak Mahindra Group is a large financial institution in… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Humania Capital

Since being founded in 2017, Humania has invested in the healthcare sector in the Middle East and other global markets. Can you describe your strategy for healthcare investments in your target geographies? Are you investing in individual countries, or do you have a buy and build strategy? Humania’s sector focus… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: GEF Capital Partners

For the past decade, GEF Capital Partners has invested in environmentally sustainable projects. Can you describe how the firm’s investment opportunities have evolved during this time? What attracted you to making these investments in India? Also, how have GEF Capital Partners’ investment strategies and priorities shifted over time?   Several of… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Mediterrania Capital Partners

Please describe the private capital opportunity in North Africa today as reflected by Mediterrania’s focus on mid-market growth investments. How has the region evolved since you started in 2013 and what are your expectations for the next decade?    Initially, our investment scope centered on North Africa, but it… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Earlybird Digital East

Earlybird Digital East is a venture fund focused on the early stage tech opportunity in Emerging Europe. What makes CEE and Turkey attractive destinations for VC investments, and how has the startup ecosystem changed since you have been active in the region? Nowadays, successful companies in large technology markets can… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Quona Capital

Quona Capital announced an oversubscribed USD332m final close for Quona Accion Inclusion Fund III, its third fund for early-stage startups working on solutions to advance financial inclusion. What strategy and opportunities will the new fund target? The new fund will by and large follow the proven formula of Quona’s first… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: ADM Capital

ADM Capital has been investing in the Asia Pacific region since 1998. Within the Asian private credit space, what strategies have proven most successful for you and where do you see the biggest opportunities going forward?  Being flexible and patient, and agnostic about sectors and geography, has helped us… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Multiples Alternate Asset Management

Has your investment thesis changed or evolved as a result of the global pandemic and its impact in India? What role do you see for private capital in driving post-pandemic economic growth and recovery in the country?  India has been on the cusp of a transformational growth trajectory and the global pandemic has hastened structural shifts in the country’s economy. The unique identification system… Read More

GPCA Member Profile: Openspace Ventures

How has the VC ecosystem in Southeast Asia evolved for early-stage investors since Openspace Ventures was founded in 2014? Is the ecosystem at an inflection point, with the Gojek/Tokopedia merger and upcoming Grab SPAC? This is undoubtedly an exciting time for the venture ecosystem in Southeast Asia. There… Read More

EMPEA Member Profile: Development Partners International

DPI has been investing growth capital in Africa since 2007. How has investor sentiment toward the region evolved since your inception and how is that reflected in your LP base? In the early 2000s, the “Africa Rising” narrative, catalyzed by high-digit growth rates and greater political and macro-economic stability across… Read More

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