Warburg Pincus Awarded ‘Private Equity Investor of the Year 2020’ in Apex Awards by Venture Intelligence Apr 8, 2021

April 8, 2021 -- Warburg Pincus was awarded ‘Private Equity Investor of The Year 2020’ by Venture Intelligence as part of the Venture Intelligence ‘Awards for Private Equity Excellence (APEX)’. The APEX Awards are dedicated to celebrating the best that the Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital industry has to offer.

The APEX winners are identified based on "crowd sourced" nominations and voting from the Limited Partners, PE-VC and advisory communities. The main criteria are Exit Track Records, New Fund Raises and Follow-on Funding Rounds for Portfolio Companies.

Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on private company financials, transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & valuations in India.

Vishal Mahadevia, Managing Director and Head of India, Warburg Pincus, said “We thank Venture Intelligence for this acknowledgement. In the midst of a challenging time globally, the Indian PE landscape continues to expand actively, supporting talented entrepreneurs build solid businesses. Warburg Pincus too has been persistent in identifying potential investment opportunities while also creating successful exits, and this will continue to remain our core focus as we move ahead.”

Warburg Pincus has been one of the earliest and active private equity investors in the Indian sub-continent over the last 24 years.  In the region, the firm has invested in over $6 billion in companies that have established a leadership position in their respective industries, many of which Warburg Pincus co-founded alongside their entrepreneurs. Some of the firm’s most recent partnerships with notable companies include: boAt, Airtel, Medplus and Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ).

Other key Indian investments include Avanse, Home First, Rivigo, Lemon Tree Housing and Hotels, BIBA, India First life Insurance, IDFC First Bank, Perfios, Stellar Value Chain, Quikr, Capillary Technologies, CarTrade, Ecomm Express, Kalyan Jewellers, Piramal Realty, Clean Max Energy, PVR and Tata Technologies.

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