Community Investment Management

GPCA: Community Investment Management (CIM) first began investing with a US-only focus in 2014. Can you describe how the firm’s investment thesis has evolved since? What helped you gain conviction to launch your emerging markets strategy in 2021?  Jacob Haar: CIM decided to expand its demonstration-and-scale… Read More

Crescera Capital

Crescera Capital has been investing as an asset manager in the Brazilian market since 2008. Please talk about the opportunity you saw at that time and why Crescera was launched. How has Crescera’s investment strategy changed over time?  Crescera Capital launched in 2008, our first fund was focused entirely on… Read More

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

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