Innovation, unique structure key to WestBridge's success

The new WestBridge fund has been backed by large global family offices and endowment and sovereign funds

This team of general partners has been together for the past 12 years, something rarely equalled in the Indian venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) sector. It has raised about $2 billion across six funds and, in the past decade, backed spectacular success stories such as Coffee Day, Vasan Healthcare, Dr Lal Pathlabs, marketRx, Indecomm, Just Dial and Naukri.com. And, it has weathered two economic recessions and seems set to capitalise on the current one. The WestBridge Advisors team, comprising K P Balaraj, Sandeep Singhal, Sumir Chadha and S K Jain, is one of the most recognised in ...