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INDIA OPPORTUNITIES FUND
India Opportunities Fund
is close ended fund with a life of 10 years established in August 2011. The contributors
of IOF include leading Indian Public Sector Banks and Insurance Companies. IOF is
a sector agnostic fund focused mainly on growth capital needs of India’s growing
and unlisted MSMEs operating in emerging sectors such as light engineering, clean-tech,
agro-based industries, logistics, infrastructure, educational services, IT/ITES
India Opportunities Fund is registered with Securities and Exchange Board of India
(SEBI) as a Venture Capital Fund and has been structured as a unit scheme to make
primarily equity or equity-related investments in the growth oriented businesses
established in India. The Fund seeks to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns
for its contributors through long-term capital appreciation.
The Fund will seek a strategic stake in the funded companies with board representation
and other rights as venture capital investor.
INDIA OPPORTUNITY FUND
is looking for investment in projects offering potential for attractive growth and
earnings. Key criteria for project selection are –
and committed core team: The Fund will look for businesses managed by a team
with a demonstrated performance track record, commitment and energy.
potential: The Fund will like to invest in promising businesses having potential
for sustainable high growth.
competitive advantage: The Fund will prefer to invest in innovative business
operations with a sustainable competitive advantage.
business plan: The venture should have a viable business plan which offers above
average profitability leading to attractive return on investment.
exit plan: The Fund, being of limited life, will seek to invest in ventures
offering a strategy for clear exit within a reasonable time period. The exit could
be by way of IPO, offer for sale, merger and acquisition or sale to a strategic
or a financial investors.