IndiaMART Member Since: 2010
Actis is a leading private equity investor in emerging markets and has been investing exclusively in these markets for nearly 60 years. We have raised over US$7.3 billion funds to date and have over 100 investment professionals in 9 offices throughout Africa, China, Latin America, South and South East Asia. In the last ten years, we have invested US$3.1billion in businesses in the emerging markets.
Actis is committed to promoting the sustainable growth of the private sector in the emerging markets. Our aim is to ensure that the capital we raise and manage makes a lasting, tangible and positive difference in the countries in which we operate by creating opportunity for the companies in which we invest as well as their stakeholders.
Team / Manpower
Mahesh is based in Mumbai and is a Partner specialising in the Consumer sector.
Mahesh joined Actis from 3i India where he was a Partner in the firm’s Growth Capital group and a Lead Partner globally for the Healthcare sector. Mahesh led and contributed to 3i investments in India and international markets. Before making the move to private equity in 2006 Mahesh was Co-Head of Investment Banking at Enam, one of the leading domestic investment banks in India.
Partner South Asia, Industrials
Awards / Recognition
Actis awarded Africa venture capital deal of the year 2008
5 November 2008
Actis, a leading private equity investor in emerging markets, together with Old Mutual Investment Group, has won the Africa Investor magazine's Venture Capital Deal of the Year 2008 for the US$700 million (ZAR5.16 billion) acquisition of Alstom South Africa, a major electrical engineering, manufacturing, distribution and contracting business.
Africa Investor magazine's investment awards recognise and reward the achievements of the private sector across wide-ranging sectors and disciplines throughout Africa.
The award is recognition of Actis's strong execution capabilities, deep understanding of the industry and the key drivers of economic growth in South Africa. Actis and Old Mutual Investment Group formed a consortium, which included Black Economic Empowerment partners, Tiso, Kagiso and Sibilant, and also increased the equity ownership within the management team in a move to encourage loyalty and retention.
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