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We are bullish on Indian media: Rajesh Kamat

Interview with MD of Emerald Media

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar 

Last week, Emerald Media paid $50 million for a 'significant minority stake' in Atlanta-based YuppTV. Emerald, a 'pan-Asian platform' set up by US-based global investment firm KKR, aims to offer growth capital to media, entertainment and digital media companies. KKR has committed $300 million of its $6-billion Asia Fund II, to Emerald. Rajesh Kamat, the Singapore-based managing director of Emerald Media, tells Vanita Kohli-Khandekar about the different factors on which the company bases its investment decisions. Edited excerpts: Why YuppTV? Online video consumption is ...

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We are bullish on Indian media: Rajesh Kamat

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Interview with MD of Emerald Media Last week, Emerald Media paid $50 million for a 'significant minority stake' in Atlanta-based YuppTV. Emerald, a 'pan-Asian platform' set up by US-based global investment firm KKR, aims to offer growth capital to media, entertainment and digital media companies. KKR has committed $300 million of its $6-billion Asia Fund II, to Emerald. Rajesh Kamat, the Singapore-based managing director of Emerald Media, tells Vanita Kohli-Khandekar about the different factors on which the company bases its investment decisions. Edited excerpts: Why YuppTV? Online video consumption is ... image
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We are bullish on Indian media: Rajesh Kamat

Interview with MD of Emerald Media

Last week, Emerald Media paid $50 million for a 'significant minority stake' in Atlanta-based YuppTV. Emerald, a 'pan-Asian platform' set up by US-based global investment firm KKR, aims to offer growth capital to media, entertainment and digital media companies. KKR has committed $300 million of its $6-billion Asia Fund II, to Emerald. Rajesh Kamat, the Singapore-based managing director of Emerald Media, tells Vanita Kohli-Khandekar about the different factors on which the company bases its investment decisions. Edited excerpts: Why YuppTV? Online video consumption is ...

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