SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTING
300 CR *FUND
SEBI REGISTERED & AIF FUND
Pegasus India Evolving Opportunities Fund is a SEBI approved INR 150 crores (USD 25 mn) Category II Alternative Investment Fund, with a greenshoe option of INR 150 crores. We are a sector agnostic fund, with a focus on the following sectors -
Our investment team cumulatively has over 70 years of global experience in fund management and operational exposure in many sectors including FMCG, healthcare, technology, financial inclusion, environment and startups. The fund has also put in place an Advisory Board with considerable domain experience across various industry verticals and thus would enhance the mentoring experience for these startups.
We dwell in the philosophy of “Make it Happen” for the entrepreneurs. Our investments are with a view to support and encourage early stage entrepreneurs to help them create sustainable and scalable business models. We provide business acceleration and mentor our portfolio companies in order for them to expand and scale up their businesses. Our involvement with our investee companies gives them an impetus as we create an ecosystem that helps them leverage our network and relationships.
For us, Impact Investment means investing in ventures that create direct or indirect social benefits while generating financial returns.
We are a series A investor and we invest where proof of concept is already established
Operational Investors, Business Acumen, Business Development, Opening Wide Network
Invest in companies that allow easy access & credit for the under-served.
The Fund will focus on the challenges faced by the specially enabled and upgrading of rural skills by use of technology
Corporate Finance, Operations & Private Equity.Venturing India’s one of the largest Investment Banking team in terms of size. Currently on Board of Ezon Energy Solutions Private Limited (vice chairman), Steps W2V Private Limited (founder director), MSK Capital ventures Private Limited, Tridha Advisory Private Limited and some other marquee infrastructure companies.He has experience to work as the EA to MD of Doshion Private Limited where he has managed the entire Boot operations, MIS & Fund Raise from multilateral with IFC. He has also worked with Times of India as part of family office of the promoters and has managed Equity, has worked with the CM of Gujarat from 2008 to 2012 on vibrant Gujarat themes, he is now a part of core infra group formed by the central government. He established ICICI Bank retail and SME business for Gujarat.
He has capabilities of Turning around Enterprises. The most recent track record includes – A) Getting $8Mn topline for a startup in First year of operations in Infra and Waste Management, B) Building a Solar Energy Company from 15MW to 130 MW in first year of operations.
A Seasoned Finance Professional with Deep Understanding of Business Processes, Capital Structuring, Business Planning and Implementation.
Ability to prepare Companies for next orbit of growth and drive the change single handedly.
He has 360 degree exposure to entire organisational working system from HR, Business Discovery, Inside Out Approach, Taxation (Direct, Indirect), Debt and Equity Fund Raise.
Career Graph Includes Executing more than 80 Debt Syndication, 17 Private Equity, 5 Organization Structuring, 6 M&A Mandates, 2 ERP Implementation (Full Cycle) and 2 IPO's
Core competencies include Change Management, Startup Growth, M&A, Private Equity, Public Offerings, Organisational Structuring, Preparation of Business Plans and Implementation.
Visited Business Plans and had direct interactions with more than 700 Promoters across sectors to understand their business, organization and risk aspects.
Specialties: Organisation Building, Risk Capital Mustering, Public Offerings, M&A and Peoples Management
corporate debt. Before setting up Tridha (a boutique investment bank), Shamil was part of the Nomura India Infrastructure fund Advisory Team. Before that, Shamil was based out of Hong Kong as part of Nomura's Asia Merchant Banking team, responsible for principal finance private equity investments in India. He was involved in advising on various components of the investment process, including sourcing and screening deals, due diligence and portfolio monitoring.Before joining Nomura, Shamil worked with Meghraj Finance, a UK-based investment banking and advisory group, ICICI Bank Limited, the largest private sector bank in India, and Gujarat Venture Finance Limited, one of the pioneers of venture capital in India. He has been involved in several M&A and private equity transactions in the technology, engineering, healthcare, media and infrastructure space, including a unique "equity for carbon credits" deal in the Indian power sector, as well as several project finance deals in the power and energy sector.Shamil holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Gold Medal) from Nirma Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.Select Deal experience:As part of the investment team at GVFL, Shamil led investment initiative in an internet service provider, at that time Gujarat’s leading ISPs. Shamil led the due diligence, including market (meeting several competitors, service providers; detailed market analysis through primary and secondary research), technical (appointing and working with technical consultant, a professor at IIMA), financial (working with DD agencies and driving analysis of key risk factors) and promoters (including promoter background checks). Shamil was actively involved (as GVFL nominee on Board of the company or otherwise) in monitoring of various portfolio companies with inputs appreciated by every company that he was part of.
As the only credit manager for corporate banking division of ICICI Bank in Gujarat, Shamil was responsible for credit and risk analysis of every corporate client in Gujarat. Shamil pushed several proposals to upward rating based on rigorous risk/credit analyses, which resulted in ICICI breaking into new clients. He also created procedures to effectively coordinate actions of the corporate banking branch, corporate legal and corporate credit.
As part of the deal time for a large conglomerate, Shamil was involved in strategic investments in a telecom shelter company as well as an engineering services company. Again, Shamil led the due diligence, valuation, negotiations, agreements and structuring of both these investments. Post-investment, the client made 10X in the telecom shelter deal, while the engineering services company has already provided 2X returns from cash from operations, without exiting.
As part of Nomura’s investment monitoring team, Shamil led several initiatives at a media portfolio company including design and launch of new products, implementing and monitoring an MIS system, assistance in recruiting key positions, providing market and competition inputs to the company as well as creating and implementing an internal audit process.
Mr. U.R.Bhat is currently Director of Dalton Capital Advisors (India) Pvt. Ltd. He is also an investment advisory company of the Dalton Group, London, a global money management house. Prior to this, he was the Chief Investment Officer of Jardine Fleming in India, which subsequently became a part of JP Morgan - advising the India dedicated funds of the Flemings Group, which was one of the largest institutional investors in India. In the early nineties, he established a successful asset management business for Indian Bank, a leading public sector Bank in India. He has been writing a well- regarded monthly editorial column for the last several years in the Economic Times, one of the world's largest financial dailies. He has been closely involved in formulating policies for benchmark indices for the Bombay Stock Exchange, as a member of its Index Committee. He did M.Sc. from IIT - Kanpur and is a Fellow at Chartered Institute of Bankers’, London.
Shripad was a Founder Director at MarketGate Consulting, a strategy and marketing consulting company. He has consulted across a multitude of sectors such as FMCG, media, apparel, OTC products,automobiles, entertainment and financial services. He recently sold MarketGate to the Publicis Groupe of France. He is a prolific angel investor and has helped nurture several brands is currently promoting a new food venture.
Shripad’s breadth of experience prior to consulting covers industries such as healthcare, consumer goods and beverages. He has steered diverse businesses and led sales and marketing teams for several years in the course of his career.
Shripad was Vice President-Marketing and Business Head for New Beverages at Coca-Cola India for over five years beginning October 2000. He also led the advertising of core brands (Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite) for India, Indonesia, Rural China and South West Asia. Prior to that he was Vice President-Marketing for the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Business and also headed the Vision Care (disposable contact lenses) profit center. He has also spent more than seven years in the pharmaceutical business of Johnson & Johnson India.
Shripad is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and an alumnus of executive programs at the University of California at Berkeley as well as Duke University. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has contributed articles to leading business dailies and magazines.
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In 1975, she received a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women at the University of Delhi. She then earned an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. She received a scholarship to Michigan State University in the United States and served as an intern at United Nations Headquarters.
Her first job was at Voltas, where she worked on the launch of the soft drink brand Rasna. She worked for the Indian division of Cadbury for 14 years, expanding the company's markets in India and Africa. In 1994, Coca Cola hired her as its Marketing Director and she was later appointed Vice President of Marketing for Latin America. During her nine years at Coke, Bali also worked as Vice President of Corporate Strategy.She left Coca-Cola in 2003 to work at the Zyman Group. She was Managing Principal and Head of the Business Strategy at the group's Atlanta location.
She left in 2005 to take up the position of CEO at Indian food company Britannia Industries, where she was eventually appointed Managing Director in 2006. Under her direction, Britannia's revenue tripled to $841 million. Bali was awarded the "Business Woman of the Year" Award at the 2009 Economic Times Awards.In 2009, she founded the Britannia Nutrition Foundation which combats child malnutrition through the distribution of fortified biscuits to Indian schoolchildren. She won a Corporate Social Responsibility Award for her work with the foundation.In 2011, Forbes named her on its list of "Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen".
An entrepreneur by nature, results-oriented self-motivated with very successful carrier and clean track record for last 41 years. Extensive experience in international freight forwarding, transportation, warehousing & logistic industry. Always looking forward to expand business activities to achieve targeted growth. An Angel Investor in technology startup companies.
Mr. Jitendra M. Hegde, is 44 years old entrepreneur with a qualification of B.E. in Electronics, and is running the first generation group of companies having presence all over India and abroad. He is having experience of 21 years in the healthcare sector.
As Mr. Hegde wanted to have his own set up he had started his first venture M/s. Biomedicon Systems (I) Pvt. Ltd. in 1995 with the association of his elder brother.
Mr. Jitendra M. Hegde a first rate entrepreneur dreamt of Biomedicon with a concrete vision of expanding it into consortium of companies. Starting off from humble beginning he strived to this position with patience of a saint & nerve of a warrior.
Under the dynamic leadership of Mr. J.M. Hegde and the able support of his next generation together with a team of professionals who are progressively expanding and diversifying the company's business, Biomedicon group is poised for a quantum leap forward.
Mathew Samuel Kalarickal is an Indian cardiologist widely known as the father of angioplasty in India. He specializes in coronary angioplasty, carotid stenting, coronary stenting and rotablator athrectomy.He has been awarded the prestigious
Dr. Mathew is credited with performing over 8,000 Angioplasties. He is the first Indian Cardiologist to initiate various new techniques in Angioplasty such as the usage of Drug-eluting bio-absorbable stents. This new type of stent, dissimilar to a metallic stent, is metabolized slowly by the body and then absolutely absorbed over the certain period of time leaving behind a cured natural vessel, unlike in earlier methods where a metal stent is made to clear clog in arteries of patients.
He has also trained surgeons in angioplasty programme in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.
Dr. Mathew is at present the Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. He is also a visiting Interventional Cardiologist at hospitals in different parts of India. He is the founder-convenor of the National Angioplasty Registry of India, which is a forum for interventional cardiologists of the country to learn from each other, streamline the standard of procedure and maintain international standards.
Dr. Mathew is also involved with Shree Pacetronix Limited, in Pithambur, Madhya Pradesh manufacturers of cardiac pacemakers Kalarickal was the President, Asian-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology, from 1995 to 1997 and Chairman of Interventional Cardiology, Asian-Pacific Society of Cardiology, from 1995 to 1999.
Neeraj has extensive experience in large corporates in the areas of business development, finance and project management of Projects (especially in oil & gas and infrastructure sector). His broad experience encompasses new market and business development, selection of partners and structuring of joint ventures, leading and documenting commercial negotiations, business case development, investment analysis and valuation, raising debt finance, project and risk management, capital and revenue budgeting, commercial due diligence and contract management.
After originally graduating in Electrical Engineering in 1984, he subsequently completed MBA in 1988. First 5 years he worked with Price Waterhouse Cooper, Jubilant Organosys and Pasupati Acrylon as consultant, executive assistant and business developer respectively. His foray into large projects started with Essar (1994-98) where he worked on all aspects of development of 2.50 million TPA LNG receiving terminal project at Hazira, Gujarat apart from studying several other projects. He spent 11 years with Total India developing 3 projects viz., LNG terminal at Mumbai (project did not take off), LPG Cavern Project at Visakhapatnam (saw the project from concept to commissioning – was CEO of the project during construction and financing phase) and Hazira Port sub concession project at Ahmedabad (after several iterations, the sub concession was successfully awarded and project is successfully completed).
He worked in various capacities with Essar Group (2010 – 2015) viz., Chief Executive Officer of Essar Concessions limited, Chief Commercial Offer for Essar Projects India Limited. He looked after Essar’s foray into infrastructure business including road, water, airports, pipelines, etc. He closely worked with regulatory bodies such as NHAI.
He is Founder-Director of Spin Consultants, which supports start-up enterprises by advisory on “going to market”, raising financing and strategic business planning. He has been delivering lectures in the field of Contract Management, Negotiations, etc. at various forums.
He is a legal professional with 37 years of experience and Managing Partner of
Legasis Partners, a law firm having offices in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Hyderabad.
He is also Founder Director of Legasis Services Pvt. Ltd., a legal support services
provider including IT-enabled legal support services, having global delivery centre at
He has a specialist experience in the fields of Corporate Law, Intellectual Property
and Technology law, Joint Ventures, M & A, Energy / Power, Venture Capital Fund,
Equity Investments, FDI in different sectors, Litigation and Dispute Resolution. He
has pioneered in many areas such as developing Regulatory Practice and
Privatization of Infrastructure Super Sectors. Suhas extensively works for MNCs,
Celebrities in Sports and Media, Funds and other Investors.
He has impeccable record in strategizing and conducting litigations, including focus
on counsel appointment strategy, and advised on litigation strategies on critical
cases for clients like, Enron, Dabhol Power, Essar Group, Mamata Group, Alfa Laval,
TAL, WSG and many other domestic and multi-national companies. He has special
understanding on cross border and cross-jurisdictional litigation strategies. He has
studied application of game theory to litigation situations.
Suhas writes for many journals & blogs. He has many professional affiliations, which
include Member of Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, Expert Mediator &
Conciliator, Executive Committee Member – UN Global Compact Network, Chairman
Law Committee – Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries & Agriculture,
Member - ISACA (Formerly known as Information Systems Audit & Control
Association), Member - Computer Society of India, Member International Law
Institute, Independent Director – Thermax Babcock Energy Solutions Limited,
Domestic Director – Various MNCs.