Private Equity Investment Funds - Kotak Private Equity Global investors are betting big on India's long-term growth story. India is today one of the most attractive emerging markets across Asia with a billion plus captive consumers. Kotak Private Equity is well positioned to develop compelling local investing themes. Through macro research, in-house analytics and frequent industry interactions, we identify industry and socio-economic trends, local consumption patterns and need-gap opportunities on an ongoing basis. Private Equity Investors in India - Kotak Private Equity At Kotak Private Equity, we follow an investment process that has been developed through years of investment experience. The investment process captures the sensitivities and challenges of growing businesses in an Indian business environment as well our past experiences in dealing with Indian entrepreneurs. We typically follow a four step Investment process that helps us treat capital with an ownership mindset. Deal Sourcing and Evaluation We leverage our in-house research to source and evaluate opportunities. In doing this, we use multiple channels of our network of relationships, the Kotak Mahindra Group's business relationships and industry networks Due Diligence and Investment Commitment We have a disciplined and rigorous due diligence process by which we evaluate deals that fit into our investment criteria.
Kotak Private Equity Growth Fund - Investment Value Creation - Kotak Private Equity At Kotak Private Equity, we believe in partnering with companies, not operating them. We partner to accelerate growth through need based strategic value-addition in a variety of ways. In addition to capital, we bring our expertise, experience and commitment to create a shared vision and value. We follow a four point Value Creation Metric: Business Strategy Enhancement Working with the company board and management team, we debate and discuss to arrive at a long-term strategy that captures the competitive advantage of the firm.
Private Equity Investment Strategy - Kotak Private Equity Discovering Future Leaders As pioneers of the Indian private equity industry, our team is adept at identifying outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams of emerging businesses. We look for companies that have a clear business strategy with significant opportunities to scale up with a defendable market positioning. While we have a preference towards sectors such as Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Consumer, Technology & Financial Services, we are happy to evaluate investment opportunities in companies in other sectors with a differentiated business model that mirrors India's growth story. PE Firms in India - Kotak Private Equity Towards a Better Socio-Economic and Sustainable Ecosystem Doing the right thing At Kotak Private Equity, we believe in investing in a responsible manner.
Investing in Real Estate Funds - Kotak Realty Fund Kotak Realty Fund is one of India’s leading private equity real estate funds with US$ 1.47 billionof aggregate capital commitments. Established in 2005, we focus solely on investments in real estate and allied businesses across different asset classes and cities in India. Our core strengths lie in having a deep understanding of the Indian real estate market, identifying trends ahead of the curve, investing with conviction & speed and managing our investments in a hands-on manner to create and realise long-term value for our investors. Kotak Realty Fund is a leader and one of the earliest entrants in the private equity real estate industry in India. Since establishment in 2005, we have raised US$ 1.47 billion in aggregate capital commitments and invested in 40 projects and companies across commercial office, residential, retail, industrial and hospitality sectors.
Real Estate Fund Management Team - Kotak Realty Fund S. Sriniwasan (Srini) is the co-founder of the Alternate Assets Management business of the Kotak Mahindra Group. He established one of India’s first real estate funds in 2005 and has played a decisive role in the growth of the business since its launch. Srini also leads Kotak Special Opportunities Fund, which was established in 2015 and has oversight of Kotak Infrastructure Funds.
Realty Funds in India - Kotak Realty Fund Pioneers of the real estate credit strategy Invested via secured debt (Non-Convertible Debentures) in self-liquidating residential projects. This investment strategy helped many quality Indian developers tide over uncertain times, while realizing high returns for our investors. Ability to identify opportunities early in the cycle In 2009, post the Global Financial Crisis, we recognised the capital dislocation in the industry had led to an acute shortage of funds for residential projects. In this capital scarce environment, we funded reputed developers through a credit strategy that reaped rich dividends and led to the creation of a whole new investment opportunity for the Indian real estate market. Significant Development and Operating Experience Through our control investments, we have a strong understanding of the regulatory and approvals process in India, giving us an edge in the underwriting and due-diligence process.
Realty Fund Investment Process - Kotak Realty Fund Deal Sourcing We primarily source transactions through the team’s direct relationships and extensive network. We also leverage Kotak Mahindra Group's broad operating platform. The Group’s national presence, industry relationships and affiliations augments and extends our sourcing and underwriting capabilities. Due Diligence and Investment Selection We have a disciplined and rigorous due diligence process by which we evaluate deals. We conduct appropriate assessment and due diligence on all aspects of potential transactions, including: Promoter credibility and track record Detailed financial, legal and market feasibility of the investment opportunity Investment life cycle risk, including land acquisition, zoning and approvals, construction, financing, marketing/ selling and exit.
Real Estate Investment Approach - Kotak Realty Fund As the India experts in real estate fund management, Kotak Realty Fund is uniquely positioned to identify sector trends and capitalise on the opportunity - much ahead of the curve. This enhances our ability to deliver superior performance to our clients. Our goal is to opportunistically invest in high-quality realty assets across India’s fastest-growing cities. Our investment objective is to generate long-term capital appreciation for our investors. Our investment strategy is built on the following pillars: Real Estate Funds India - Kotak Realty Fund At Kotak Realty Fund, we believe in responsible investing. We recognise our commitment to not only our investors, but the larger society that we operate in. Investing responsibly The real estate sector provides significant employment opportunities. Through our realty fund investments, we help create employment opportunities at the local level and leave a positive long-term impact on society. Commitment to Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Practices To foster sustainable growth and development, it is critical that every responsible corporate citizen adheres to Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.
Private Wealth Management Services - Kotak Wealth Management The Kotak Mahindra Group (‘Kotak’) has one of the oldest and the most respected Wealth Management teams in India. Kotak offers the widest range of wealth management solutions to High Net-Worth Individuals for over fifteen years, emerging as the largest Wealth Manager by a wide margin. The Kotak client base ranges from entrepreneurs to business families, and also includes employed professionals. Kotak provides financial advice and manages wealth for 44% of India’s top 100 families with Wealth Management offices spread across 10 cities in India. The Kotak Mahindra Group The entire spectrum of financial needs of individuals and corporates is addressed at the Kotak Mahindra Group.
Wealth Management Process in India - Kotak Wealth Management Before exploring investment strategies and planning, it is important to first gain an understanding of yourself and your needs. Basis this, your investment goals can be structured and the appropriate services can be employed to gather growth opportunities for your wealth. Understanding Investment Needs The following aspects will help you understand your investment needs better: Risks and You explains the investor - risk capacity and relationship Know Your Asset Classes to understand portfolio risk Build Your Portfolio with a balance of risk and return Transaction Services