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Classic leverage buyouts must be allowed in India: Advent's Shweta Jalan

'Will not look at younger start ups where the cheque size threshold is met just because of high valuation'

Shweta Jalan
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Shweta Jalan, Managing partner, Advent International

Surajeet Das Gupta
Global private equity player Advent International recently raised $25 billion its largest fundraise ever which will also support its expansion in India. With over $2.9 billion already invested in India in over 13 companies, Shweta Jalan, managing partner, talks to Surajeet Das Gupta about its plans.

What does this fundraise mean for Advent’s plans for India? 

This fundraise is 40 per cent larger than our previous global PE fund which raised $17.5 billion in 2019 and has helped the firm reach the $100 billion milestone. It will support our expansion in India over the next few years and allow us to tap

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First Published: May 30 2022 | 6:01 AM IST

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