Sunday, December 2, 2007


IL&FS Investment Managers Limited (IIML) is the private equity investment arm of IL&FS. IIML manages a host of private equity/ venture capital funds structured across business verticals funding varied stages of business cycles. IIML believes in working actively with entrepreneurs and management teams towards a common goal viz. building sustainable business and delivering market superior returns for its investors

The IL&FS Group offers robust equity fund management services, with investments across Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Technology, Life Sciences and Consumer Services.


IL&FS Investment Managers Limited (IIML) is one of India's largest domestic private equity fund management companies with over US$ 1 billion under management on behalf of leading Indian and International Institutions. IIML has been an active investor in the Indian market since 1997 with aggregate investment experience spanning over a decade and access across industry sectors. IIML's experience covers the entire Private Equity lifecycle ? right from raising funds, making and planning investments to restructuring and exits. IIML manages a number of Funds, which are invested across a variety of sectors including Infrastructure, Technology, Media, Retail, Consumer Services, Manufacturing and Real Estate. The IIML business model and investment processes have been structured in line with global standards and it has an established financial track record

IIML's principal objective is to deliver 'market superior' returns. IIML's investment thesis and planned approach is essentially built upon the following key elements:

Invest in demonstrated and sustainable competitive advantage

Back management teams with a track record or those that exhibit abilities to successfully lead and build dominant companies

Structuring to minimise risk and maximise returns

Continuously evaluate and re-examine exit strategies

Leverage proprietary deal flow

IIML is an active investor, seeking significant ownership positions and involvement. IIML works with the management of portfolio companies to supplement operational and strategic planning.

IIML has developed an extensive proprietary network that provides a substantial source of deal flow and informed insights into the Indian investment environment

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