We back consumption driven businesses in Financial Services, Food and Lifestyle and empower the company with capability and capital, for it to reach its full potential. Our sector focus combined with established network of advisors enable us to maximise the value we provide to our Entrepreneurs
We are driven to help ambitious entrepreneurs forge their growth stories.
With more than 801 business-to-business customers nationwide, DTSS is one of India's largest Facility Management services provider across industry verticals. Equipped with a 31,083 strong workforce, DTSS can deploy manpower across locations.
Founder & Managing Director
Established in 2013, LEAP India is a market leader in the pooled asset management space, providing value added products/solutions to help companies reduce logistics costs.
Arun K. Chittilappilly
Wonderla Holidays Limited is one of India's most prominent amusement park companies. It operates two of the largest amusement parks in Bengaluru and Kochi under the brand name Wonderla, which started operations in 2000 and 2005 respectively.
R. Baskar Babu
Co-Founder And CEO
Established in 2008, Suryoday is an Urban/Semi-urban focused Small Finance Bank with an AUM of ~ ₹ 2,000 Cr.
Co-Founder And CEO
Medfort Hospitals Private Limited owns and operates eye hospitals for patients in India and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is based in Chennai.
Mr. D. Lakshmipathy
Chairman and Managing Director
Five Star Business Finance is a Chennai based NBFC providing Collateralized Small Business Loans to customers present predominantly in tier-III cities and below.
Founder & CEO
Incorporated in 2012 and headquartered in Mumbai, FSN E-Commerce operates an online platform for beauty and wellness products under the brand name Nykaa
Go Digit General Insurance, established in 2016, is a new-age general insurance headquartered in Bengaluru, backed by Fairfax group. Digit’s approach is focused on customer-centricity, prudent underwriting and technology for operational excellence. Digit won General Insurance Company of the Year award in 2019.
Director & CEO
TVS Shriram Growth Fund has invested in Medplus Health Services Private Limited. Medplus, started in 2007 has grown to become India's second largest pharmacy retail chain with focus in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and recent entry into West Bengal.
April 01, 2021
Addressing the needs of the 'Missing Middle' - TSGF3 invests ₹100 Cr in Five Star Business Finance Ltd
We are pleased to announce the completion of our 5th investment from TVS Shriram Growth Fund- 3 (TSGF3) in Five Star Business Finance Limited. Our INR 100cr investment for ~0.97% stake in the NBFC highlights our continued objective of financing SME lenders who are solving for the problem of “access”.
This investment marks another testament to our investment philosophy of backing the best NextGen entrepreneurs across businesses. We deeply subscribe to Mr. Lakshmipathy’s vision of building Five Star Finance into a pan India NBFC which will be among the top decile of players in this category.
March 31, 2021
Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan, on his life story and interests in making India better via entrepreneurship & innovation.
Our Director, Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan, on his life story and interests in making India better via entrepreneurship & innovation.
His vision, humility and concern for humanity’s scientific progress, his ideas on how leaders (श्रेष्ठas) transform the world are inspiring and elevating.
March 19, 2021
Undaunted by Covid disruption - Baskar Babu leads SSFB to IPO
It is always joyous to partner with best-in-class entrepreneurs and on this day, we wish to discuss one of our more successful business partners – Suryoday Small Finance Bank. The Listing of a portfolio entity is the ultimate aim for any Fund Manager and provides us with a sense of accomplishment which is even more invigorating than the returns from the investment.
October 21, 2020
PE, VCs’ 3-point agenda to FM: tax parity for unlisted shares, push pension funds into startup funding, strengthen GIFT CITY
PE, VCs’ 3-point agenda to FM. tax parity for unlisted shares, push pension funds into startup funding, strengthen GIFT CITY. There is no level-playing field between listed and unlisted shares for domestic investors, said Gopal Srinivasan, chairman of TVS Capital Fund.
October 20, 2020
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Finance Minister, holds a meeting (via VC) with Shri Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman- TVS Capital Funds
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Finance Minister, holds a meeting (via VC) with Shri Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman- TVS Capital Funds and Smt Renuka Ramnath, Chairperson- Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, to hear their suggestions regarding the private equity & venture capital industry in India.
October 14, 2020
Story of India’s Largest Rupee Capital Fund
Prime Minister Narendra Modi loves entrepreneurship and believes that India’s freedom fighters of this age are the entrepreneurs, says TVS Capital Funds Chairman and Managing Director (MD) Gopal Srinivasan.
October 13, 2020
Gopal Srinivasan, MD, TVS Capital Funds, in conversation with Shradha Sharma, on his journey of building TVS Capital Funds
Gopal reminisces, “When we started that fund it was more with the idea that look, we need to promote entrepreneurship. Therefore our slogan became - empowering the next generation entrepreneurs.”
September 16, 2020
How has current uncertainty impacted where they choose to put their money? And what does it say about their confidence in a quick economic revival?
Gopal Srinivasan, a highly regarded guru in the family businesses arena and the Chairman and Managing Director of TVS Capital Funds, says for the super-rich the current slump in an economy would at best be like an air pocket in their journey to protect and grow their wealth.
September 14, 2020
Gopal Srinivasan, CMD, TVS Capital Funds, in conversation with Neelkanth Mishra, India Strategist for Credit Suisse
Gopal Srinivasan, CMD, TVS Capital Funds, in conversation with Neelkanth Mishra, India Strategist for Credit Suisse.
July 28, 2020
There are great cos in MSME & consumer lending spaces: TVS Capital Funds
There are great cos in MSME & consumer lending spaces: TVS Capital Funds.
May 12, 2020
Private equity will be a net-gainer in the pandemic
While intrinsic value of business are strong, valuations are expected to lower. In times like these, be it a strategic M&A opportunity requiring private capital or a creative debt / mezzanine solution or distressed opportunities, private equity will be the preferred source of capital.
May 09, 2020
Friends and Philanthropists come together to feed Chennai
Feed my Chennai operation is the largest in the city, and is spearheaded by R. Ramaraj, co-founder of Sify and the Chennai Angels; Gopal Srinivasan, chairman, TVS Capital Funds and eight other core members.
May 02, 2020
TVS Capital Funds’ Investment Committee member, R Dinesh, on recovery from COVID
‘6 to 9 months, even longer for consumption to get back to normal,’ says Dinesh.
April 08, 2020
Gopal Srinivasan On How The Pandemic Changes Things For The Economy
"Gratuitous startups which burn money for no real reason or solve real problems — they will be the first ones to perish," — Gopal Srinivasan, the founder, chairman and managing director of TVS Capital Funds.
February 27, 2020
Gopal Srinivasan appointed honorary consul of Netherlands
Netherlands Ambassador said that Srinivasan has strong network and connections in government, business and academia which plays an instrumental role in bringing both regions together.
January 10, 2020
TVS Capital Funds’ Investment in Go Digit General Insurance Limited
TVS Capital Funds Limited, Faering Capital and A91 Emerging Fund invested in Go Digit General Insurance Limited by way of primary subscription of equity shares.
November 01, 2019
TVS Capital Funds 12th Foundation Day Celebration at the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai.
TVS Capital Funds celebrated its 12th Foundation Day at the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai on November 1, 2019. The theme of the Foundation Day was “Institutionalization”.
August 09, 2019
How will VGSiddhartha's death impact the PE landscape?
Discussions on nuances of interplay ‘twixt entrepreneurs & fund managers, true nature of risk capital, its role in Shri Narendra Modi's $5 Trillion GDP goal.
August 06, 2019
The importance of finding funding
Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman and MD of TVS Capital Funds explains why Investors should not be punished based on one-off events.
July 22, 2019
Taking a LEAP in supply chain management
Our Business Partner, LEAP India, provides solutions for pallet and container pooling. The company has 22 warehouses and 1.5 lakh pallets in all. It has also supplied four lakh totes to its customers, which include major online marketplaces. It has more than 3,000 touch points across the country.
July 09, 2019
TVS Capital Marks 2nd Close Of Third Fund With INR 1,100 Cr In Commitments
TVS Capital has announced the first close of third fund in Oct 2018.PE firm’s third fund portfolio includes LEAP India and Suryoday.
July 09, 2019
TVS Capital hits second close of new fund, to strengthen top management
Homegrown private equity firm TVS Capital Funds Pvt. Ltd has made the second close of its third fund even as it looks to strengthen top management.
July 09, 2019
TVS Shriram Growth Fund 3 announces second close at ₹1,100 crore commitments
TVS Capital Funds announced the second close of its third venture capital fund - TVS Shriram Growth Fund 3 – after having the target corpus of ₹1000 crore fully subscribed to. The fund has received commitments of ₹1,100 crore. It has a structure that allows for a ₹500 crore green-shoe option of which ₹100 crore has already been subscribed to and ₹150 crore remains in pipeline.
July 05, 2019
Mr. Gopal Srinivasan, shares his views and expectations on Budget 2019 with CNBCTV18
TVS Capital Funds’ CMD, Gopal Srinivasan, shares his views and expectations on Budget 2019 with CNBCTV18.
June 14, 2019
TSGF 3 invests in LEAP India Pvt. Ltd
LEAP India Pvt. Ltd. Has raised ₹100 crore in fresh funding from homegrown private equity firm TVS Capital.
April 01, 2019
Alok Samtaney joins TVS Capital Funds as Investment Director
TVS Capital Funds is pleased to announce the appointment of Alok Samtaney as an Investment Director, effective 1st April, 2019