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VC firm Exhilway Private Capital Market to raise $1 bn

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May 07, 2013 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

VC firm Exhilway Private Capital Market to raise $1 bn

Exhilway Private Capital Market, a growing venture capital firm in India will raise $1 billion or little close to Rs 5,000 crore this year from the open market to fund its over 50 portfolio companies lined up for funding this year. The company made the announcement in a press release.

The amount will be raised via different class of products varying from private equity fund to the debt products like fully convertible debentures (FCDs), non convertible debentures (NCDs) and optionally fully convertible debentures (OFCDs). The move came at the point where investors are moving to the secured asset class fetching guaranteed returns instead of equity linked riskier investments, the release said.

EPCM which is bullish on India is building up its network for getting high quality portfolio companies to the finalization of domestic and international distributors for distributing its innovative investment products to the right investor class, it further stated.

"At EPCM the highest standard of professionalism is followed, we believe in finding the companies who deserve to kick-start their business and attain the highest position in the business arena," said Joy Ghosh, Independent India Business Development Head, EPCM.

EPCM who has listed over 20 companies on its platform has created a national wealth of over $600 million (Rs 2,700 crore) for its portfolio companies, one of the highest in the industry.

"EPCM has a unique business model which the Indian market is adopting to. The strength of the company vests in its desire to create a bigger better market for the SMEs," said Ashok Ostwal, Official Partner of EPCM in Bangalore.

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