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Rajiv Rattan, currently chairman of the RattanIndia Group, will be the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RattanIndia Finance. He and affiliates of Lone Star will each own 50 per cent of RattanIndia Finance, the group said in a statement.
Lone Star is a private equity firm that invests globally in operating companies, real estate, equity, credit, and other financial assets.
"Lone Star looks forward to collaborating with RattanIndia on building a leading NBFC in India," said Mark Newman, President, Lone Star Asia Acquisitions Limited.
"The capital strength of RattanIndia Finance will immediately make it a key lending platform for companies and small-to-medium sized businesses that seek access to capital. RattanIndia Finance will also focus on steadily building a retail platform that extends across India," Rattan said.
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