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on the fund and its business partners

June 15, 2021

Investment Theme of the Month: Agri

With India ranking 103 out of 119 in the Global Hunger Index in 2018 and at the same time wasting 40% of all harvested agricultural produce – it is surprising that only in the last few years have investors opened their eyes to the value potential in Agriculture.

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

 

October 23, 2018

TVS Capital hits first close of ₹832 crore for third fund

TVS Capital's Gopal Srinivasan and former Hindustan Unilever CFO D. Sundaram have invested over 200 crore in TVS Shriram Growth Fund 3

October 22, 2018

TVS Capital completes first close for its third fund, raises ₹8.32 bn

Fund surpasses its first-close target of 7 bn, targets total size of around 10-12 billion

October 22, 2018

TVS Capital overshoots target to hit first close of third PE fund

Homegrown private equity firm TVS Capital Funds Ltd has overshot its target for the first close of its new rupee-capital fund

April 04, 2016

Gopal Srinivasan appointed as new chairman of IVCA

Gopal Srinivasan, chairman, TVS Capital has been appointed as the new chairman of Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (IVCA).

April 04, 2016

PE & VC industry body IVCA names Gopal Srinivasan chairman

The Indian Private Equity Venture Capital Association (IVCA) has elevated Gopal Srinivasan as its new chairman to replace Sanjay Nayar.

March 02, 2016

Not sops but a vast playing field of opportunities: Gopal Srinivasan

Government approved start-ups will now be eligible for an income tax holiday for three consecutive years during their first five years.