Affirma Capital, the newly formed emerging markets private equity platform was created as a consequence of a management buyout of Standard Chartered Private Equity, of which Udai Dhawan has been instrumental in reinventing the firm. The Founding Partner and India Head for Affirma Capital speaks to us about his journey and where private equity is headed in India, in this episode of The Corner Office Conversations.
Today, with assets under management of $3.6 billion and over $700 million set aside for new investments across diverse sectors, Affirma Capital has ambitious plans for the India market. In the last 15 months, the firm has already made four investments.
Watch to find out more about the standpoint of this PE leader and how Affirma Capital running on the reins of the former management team at Standard Chartered Private Equity is fuelling alternative investments in India.
Jaideep Mehta is CEO of Mosaic Digital. The views in this article are his own.