Kedaara is a private equity fund focused on investments in India.
Kedaara is a private equity fund focused on growth-oriented strategic and minority investments in India. Kedaara has been formed to make value-oriented, private equity investments in Indian businesses with significant potential for improved business and financial performance. Kedaara follows an operationally-oriented strategy, and its experienced investment team is complemented by a senior operating team comprising former CEOs with proven track records of building market leading businesses and creating significant value.
Since its inception, Kedaara has remained singularly dedicated to its stated strategy of focusing on investments built through trust based relationships with best-in-class entrepreneurs and management teams across secular fast growing end markets. Kedaara’s resources are devoted to delivering consistent and superior risk-adjusted returns. The total AUM managed/advised by the investment team of Kedaara is ~USD 3.6 billion
Identify high quality businesses and business leaders and actively guide and advise them in creating industry-leading, robust businesses that create value for all stakeholders
Continuously seeking to attract and nurture best in class businesses and talent with an aligned value system, purpose and vision
To be the most respected investment firm with the reputation of being an unmatched investor partner that supports in building sustainable market leading enterprises and consistently creating value for all stakeholders
- Entrepreneurial and agile while staying disciplined
- Intellectually honest with obligation to dissent
- Non-hierarchical, humble and team oriented
- Accountable and taking ownership
- Passionate and perseverant
Focus & Strategy
Kedaara believes market leading businesses are built with a sound strategy, driven entrepreneurs, and commitment to operating excellence. The fund’s investment approach blends skilled investment judgment with extensive operating experience. Firm’s significant competitive advantages come through a disciplined investment approach coupled with ensuring full alignment with the entrepreneurs and management teams.
Top-down thematic thinking across attractive sectors
Proven strategic and operational capabilities to drive fundamental performance
Partnership built through nurtured relationships
Full alignment on exit through deep understanding of entrepreneur’s motivations
Ability to execute complex transactions
Many enterprises, CEOs and entrepreneurs have selected Kedaara as their investment partner because of the fund’s strong reputation for trustworthiness, collaborative approach and operational guidance and support.
Kedaara strongly believes in being a “strategic capital” provider and leverages its unique combination of operating and financial professionals that play a transformational role by bringing in the relevant expertise to its portfolio companies.
Talent Enhancement and organizational Initiatives
We work with our investee companies advising and guiding them on enhancing leadership and management talent across the organization with full alignment amongst key stakeholders in achieving its growth targets
Enhance systems and processes to boost revenue and profitability
We help in ‘de-bottlenecking’ growth by advising and guiding on improving capability and capacity across the organization. Our portfolio companies actively leverage information, technology and artificial intelligence to drive data-based decision making and improve efficiency
Leverage local and international networks to build scale
We leverage Kedaara and its partners’ combined Indian and global networks for our portfolio companies to gain pan-India leadership and expand globally
Collaborate in strategic and transformational initiatives
We collaborate with our portfolio companies to help in acquiring, integrating & unlocking synergies with both large & add-on acquisitions, & unlocking value for stakeholders through IPOs