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Ummeed Housing Finance Private Limited (Ummeed) is a housing finance company registered with National Housing Bank (NHB) under National Housing Bank Act, 1987.

Duane Park

Norwest

Norwest is a preeminent, multi-stage investment firm with a unique perspective on what it takes to build large businesses through varied economic cycles. The firm has invested in over 600 companies across sectors during its history of 60+ years. With offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, India, and Israel, we offer a global footprint, a qualified team, and a rare background that enables us to offer our portfolio companies high-level, long-term collaboration. Our experience makes us realistic about how businesses evolve, and we advise our portfolio companies at all phases of growth, from start-up through IPO or acquisition.

Norwest has one of the best track records amongst Private Equity funds in India, being in the top quartile in terms of performance and exits. In India, the fund has invested approximately USD 1.2 bn in 45+ companies in the last 12+ years across financial services (banks, SME finance companies, exchanges, etc.) healthcare, consumer, internet, technology, and infrastructure sector. Some of the prominent investments in India include Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, RBL Bank, Five Star Business Finance, Shriram City Union Finance, Cholamandalam Finance, Ess Kay FinCorp, National Stock Exchange, Thyrocare, Swiggy, Pepperfry, Xpressbees, etc. We are long term investors, with an average investment horizon of 5 - 7 years.

Norwest has invested in some of the best, well governed financial services companies in India. Norwest has backed strong and dynamic management teams through time and has helped create significant economic and social value for all stakeholders, including the employees, shareholders along with generating significant employment and income generating opportunities for the average Indian customer.

Duane Park

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (“MSPEA”) is one of the leading private equity investors in Asia- Pacific, managing third party money funds, having invested in the region for over 20 years. MSPEA invests primarily in highly structured minority investments and control buyouts in growth-oriented companies. The experienced investment team is led by senior professionals with extensive industry relationships, in-depth market knowledge and the ability to apply international investment principles within each local context.
MSPEA has offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Mumbai, Bangkok and New York, and leverages the brand and global network of Morgan Stanley.

LGT Impact

LGT Impact

LGT is the family office of the Princely House of Liechtenstein – the world’s largest privately-owned Private Banking and Asset Management group with USD 149.7 billion AUM as of March 2017. LGT has around 3,000 employees in more than twenty locations in Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East. LGT Impact is the impact investing arm of LGT. Other funds under the LGT Group includes LGT Venture Philanthropy. LGT Impact, founded in 2007, is a private equity impact investor targeting both attractive financial returns and measurable, positive societal impact across education, health, agriculture, energy and IT, across Latin America, East Africa and India. The fund invests growth capital in purpose-driven companies with scalable business models which provide underserved people with access to affordable products, services, livelihood opportunities.

CX Partners

CX Partners

CX Partners was founded by Ajay Relan in 2009. Prior to that Ajay Relan led the charge at Citi Venture Capital International from its inception in 1995. CX Partners operates as a private equity group specializing in making growth equity investments. The fund strategy is to partner with owners and managers of exceptional, innovative businesses and help them build further upon these strengths. The typical investment size of the fund is approx. 10-20 USD million. CX Partners have approx. $625 MM fund under advisory with over 16+ portfolio companies.