Everstone-backed Everlife invests in Chennai based CPC Diagnostics

Mumbai, March 13, 2019 – The Everstone Group via its healthcare platform Everlife has acquired a stake in Chennai based CPC Diagnostics, to include core in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) segments in its portfolio of medical devices and extend its geographical presence to India, with this first investment in the country.

Founded in 1987, CPC Diagnostics (“CPC”) is a medical devices manufacturer and distributor with presence across India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and exports to countries in Middle East and Europe. It supplies a wide range of products and services to research and clinical laboratories. With this strategic investment, Everlife plans to support CPC’s manufacturing and distribution capabilities within India and South-East Asia, to become the leading IVD distributor in India.

Dr. Arjun Oberoi, Vice Chairman, Everlife and Managing Director, Everstone Capital stated: “We are delighted to invest in CPC Diagnostics and help scale up its presence across the diagnostics sector. Its strong manufacturing and R&D capabilities make them an ideal partner for us and we will help them expand in markets beyond India. Everlife can also leverage on CPC to grow its value segment range of products, to cater to the growing demand of quality medical devices within emerging markets.”

Commenting on the investment, R. Kailasnath, Managing Director, CPC Diagnostics said: “We are excited about this partnership and look forward to work closely with Everlife’s leadership. Everlife is creating a pan South Asian and South-East Asian distribution and manufacturing platform for IVD and other laboratory/medical device segments and we are looking forward to contributing to this objective.”

The in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) segment is one of the largest within the medical devices market. CPC’s portfolio already overlaps with IVD’s biggest segments, namely the immunoassay, bio-chemistry and haematology segments. The investment would allow CPC to consolidate their position in these core segments while expanding territorial reach.

Everlife also has investments in Malaysia-based Chemopharm Group, a leading provider of products and solutions to laboratory, research and medical facilities in South-East Asia; DV Medika Group, manufacturer and distributor of one of Indonesia’s top brands of hospital furniture and other imported medical equipment and supplies; and Singapore-based Bio-REV Pte. Ltd., which specializes in distribution of reagents, media and consumables to the Life Sciences industry.

About Everlife
Everlife Asia is a buy-and-build platform aimed to provide complete solutions for the healthcare and research industries in South East Asia and India. As part of the Everstone Group, Everlife invests in manufacturers and distributors in the region covering key strategic segments including in-vitro diagnostics, medical diagnostics, critical care equipment, implants and consumables. Cure Capital is a minority investor in Everlife. Everlife’s portfolio companies represent more than 200 principals and its more than 600 employees operate in 7 countries. For more information, visit www.everlifeasia.com.
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About Everstone Group
Everstone is a premier investment group focused on India and South East Asia, with assets in excess of US$5 billion across private equity, real estate, green infrastructure and venture capital. Everstone has a significant resource base across its seven offices in Singapore, India (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore), London, New York and Mauritius, comprising best-of-breed investing, operations and strategic resources with significant experience and skills. For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com
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About CPC Diagnostics
CPC is a Chennai based manufacturer and marketer of in-vitro diagnostic products. CPC has three decades of experience in the industry and is well known for its pioneering efforts in introduction of new products and technologies. With dedicated marketing sales and service teams, CPC operates in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. For more information please visit www.cpcdiagnostics.in

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EverSource Capital and NIIF announce partnership with CDC to invest in its renewable energy platform Ayana

Mumbai/London, 28 February 2019: EverSource Capital (a joint venture between Everstone Capital and Lightsource BP) and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) have today announced a partnership with CDC Group in Ayana Renewable Power (Ayana), the renewable energy platform founded by CDC. EverSource Capital manages Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), which has NIIF and the UK government as anchor LPs. Completion is subject to regulatory and transaction condition approvals.

Ayana was launched to develop utility scale solar and wind generation projects across growth states in India. It is currently constructing 500MW of solar generation capacity with a strong future pipeline of renewable energy opportunities. With a management team that has a track record of successful execution of renewable energy projects, Ayana is well placed to play an important role in India’s ambition to build 175 GW of renewable energy capacity.

CDC’s Head of Asia, Mr. Srini Nagarajan said “CDC’s commitment to climate change was key in the innovation of Ayana last year and its alignment with the global goals. We are delighted we achieved our early objective to attract fresh capital and we are proud to partner with NIIF and EverSource Capital. Their domestic expertise will further strengthen Ayana and support its mission in developing affordable and accessible renewable energy across India. This investment demonstrates our commitment to invest a further $1.7 billion in India and neighboring countries over the next three years. Within infrastructure, we see further opportunities to provide investment to businesses operating within power generation, power transmission and distribution, transport, the gas midstream and the water sector.”

Sujoy Bose, MD & CEO, NIIF, said “The Indian renewable energy sector has seen strong traction underpinned by healthy capacity additions with globally competitive tariffs. We are pleased to be partnering with CDC and EverSource Capital and backing a strong management team with a successful track record of developing renewable energy in India. We look forward to working with our partners who bring complementary strengths and substantial capital to the platform.”

Dhanpal Jhaveri, CEO, EverSource Capital commented “This partnership brings together likeminded institutional, climate focussed and experienced partners. EverSource has a deep understanding of renewables business with an extensive track record of scaling up world class businesses in India and will provide strategic and operational value add to Ayana in building a high quality rapidly scalable utility grade renewable energy business.”

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Standard Chartered Bank acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Ayana Renewable Power Private Limited.
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Notes to Editors:
About CDC Group: CDC Group plc is the UK’s development finance institution. Wholly owned by the UK Government, it invests in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with the aim
of supporting economic development to create jobs. CDC Group plc has invested in India since 1987. CDC takes a flexible approach and provides capital in all its forms, including equity, debt, mezzanine and guarantees, to meet businesses’ needs and achieve development impact. CDC has net assets of £5.1bn.

About NIIF: NIIF is a fund manager that invests in infrastructure and related sectors in India. An institution anchored by the Government of India, NIIF is a collaborative investment platform for international and Indian investors with a mandate to invest equity capital in domestic infrastructure. NIIF benefits from its association with the Government yet is
independent in its investment decisions being majority owned by institutional investors and managed professionally by a team with experience in investments and infrastructure. NIIF
aims to make commercial investments in the sector which are feasible and at scale. By providing local access and expertise, NIIF is expected to attract significant international capital in Indian infrastructure.

About EverSource Capital: EverSource Capital, a joint venture between Everstone Capital and Lightsource BP, is the fund manager of the Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), a USD
700 million target private fund, which has NIIF and the UK Government as anchor LPs, for investing in India’s rapidly scaling green growth market through a differentiated investment approach. This unique partnership brings together a leading multi-asset management firm in India and a renewable energy industry leader and Europe’s leading utility scale solar developer having a portfolio of more than 9 GW under operation / development including 60MW in India to form EverSource, the enabler of renewable energy and green investment opportunities in India.

Contact:
Karan Anand (For EverSource Capital)
Assistant Vice President, Communications & Marketing
(kanand@everstonecapital.com / +91 98333 72732)

Clare Murray, CDC Communications
(cmurray@cdcgroup.com / +44 7887 993356)

Adfactors PR (For NIIF)
Anita Bhoir, Senior Account Director
(anita.bhoir@adfactorspr.com / +91 99303 90055)

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Everstone and GLP Establish Modern Logistics Ecosystem Partnership in India

Mumbai, December 12, 2018 – Everstone and GLP have established a long-term partnership dedicated to investing in the logistics ecosystem in India. The collaboration, the first of its kind in India, expects to invest approximately US$500 million in strategies and technologies to enhance logistics efficiency, while connecting customers with innovative solutions that drive value and competitiveness.

Everstone and GLP see significant opportunities across the logistics value chain in India, including express-delivery, smart trucks, telematics and automation/robotics. The partnership will leverage GLP’s extensive expertise in pioneering modern logistics ecosystems and Everstone’s large and growing network through its private equity, infrastructure and real estate portfolio.

Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and CEO of the Everstone Group, said, “This new partnership with GLP will allow us to leverage each other’s strengths to create a unique technology-led logistics investment strategy in India. Our existing capabilities and national network, coupled with GLP’s strong global track record and expertise will enable us to add significant value to our investments.”

Ming Mei, Co-Founder and CEO of GLP, said, “We see significant room to further integrate the use of technology in India’s logistics industry. We look forward to working closely with Everstone to establish a smart ecosystem that harnesses technology to accelerate growth, create value and drive returns for all stakeholders in India.”

In September 2018, GLP entered the India market through the establishment of a strategic joint venture with IndoSpace, the largest industrial real estate company and part of the Everstone Group.

GLP has a strong track record in creating value for customers through the logistics ecosystem globally and has been investing in technology companies over the last few years to improve logistics efficiency and drive cost savings. India will be the fourth country in which GLP will offer the services, following China, US and Japan. GLP has invested in Tompkins International – a US based company that offers supply chain solutions – and G7 – the largest telematics platform provider in China used by 90% of China’s largest trucking companies – amongst other investments.

About Everstone Group
Everstone is a premier investment group focused on India and South East Asia, with assets in excess of US$5 billion across private equity, real estate, green infrastructure and venture capital. Everstone has a significant resource base across its 7 offices in Singapore, India (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore), London, New York and Mauritius, comprising best-of-breed investing, operations and strategic resources with significant experience and skills. For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com

About GLP
GLP is the leading global provider of modern logistics facilities and technology-led solutions, with US$60 billion in assets under management across its real estate and private equity segments. The Company’s real estate fund platform is one of the largest in the world, spanning approximately 720 million square feet. For more information, visit
www.glprop.com

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IndoSpace
Karan Anand
Corporate Communications
Tel: +91 98333 72732
kanand@everstonecapital.com
GLP
Ambika Goel, CFA
SVP – Capital Markets
Tel: +65 6643 6372
agoel@glprop.com

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IndoSpace and GLP Form Strategic Partnership

Mumbai, 23 September 2018 – IndoSpace, the largest industrial real estate company in India, and GLP, the leading global provider of modern logistics facilities and technology-led solutions, have established a long-term partnership. GLP will partner with IndoSpace and also co-invest in IndoSpace’s managed investment vehicles. The partnership enables IndoSpace to leverage GLP’s fund management, development and operational expertise and resources, as well as GLP’s extensive global customer network, to further strengthen IndoSpace’s leadership position in India.

IndoSpace has an established platform with over US$2 billion in assets under management today and plans to raise additional capital to build out a pipeline of approximately 120 million square feet of modern logistics infrastructure. Demand for logistics facilities in India is driven by economic expansion, growth in organized retail and e-commerce and the modernization of India’s supply chain, underpinned by favorable government policies, such as the Goods and Services Tax and the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Through this partnership, GLP will also become an investor in IndoSpace Core, a joint venture established in 2017 by IndoSpace and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) that is focused on acquiring and developing modern logistics facilities in India. CPPIB initially committed approximately US$500 million to IndoSpace Core and owns a significant majority stake in the Core vehicle.

Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and CEO of the Everstone Group (co-founder of IndoSpace), said, “IndoSpace is excited to partner with GLP, the global leader in the logistics space. GLP’s expertise, scale, technology and global relationships will give us a massive advantage and enable us to deliver significant value to our customers and investors.”

Ming Mei, Co-Founder and CEO of GLP, said, “This partnership is highly strategic and mutually beneficial. IndoSpace is an experienced partner which shares similar values and culture as GLP. It provides us with immediate scale to capitalize on the early growth stages of India’s rapidly modernizing logistics landscape and further expand our logistics ecosystem.”

About IndoSpace
IndoSpace (www.indospace.in) is the pioneer and largest provider of modern industrial and logistics real estate in India and currently has 30 industrial and logistics parks across India. It is promoted by the Everstone Group (www.everstonecapital.com) and Realterm (www.Realterm.com). The Everstone Group is a premier India and South East Asia focused private equity and real estate firm. Realterm is a multi- strategy private equity real estate operator in North America.

About GLP
GLP (www.glprop.com) is the leading global provider of modern logistics facilities and technology-led solutions, with over US$50 billion in assets under management across its real estate and private equity segments. The Company’s real estate fund platform is one of the largest in the world, spanning approximately 700 million square feet.

For more information:

IndoSpace

Karan Anand
Corporate Communications
Tel: +91 98333 72732
kanand@everstonecapital.com

GLP

Ambika Goel, CFA
SVP – Capital Markets
Tel: +65 6643 6372
agoel@glprop.com

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Everstone strengthens its leadership team

Singapore, July 30, 2018 – Sanjay Gujral re-joins the Everstone Group as Chief Operating Officer. He will be based in Singapore and will split his time between Singapore and India. Sanjay will work closely with Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and CEO of Everstone Group, and will take over the responsibilities from Sanjoy Chatterjee, who is relocating to New York to become the President of Americas and Global Head of Business Development for Everstone.

“We are delighted to welcome Sanjay back to his home at Everstone and I look forward to working with him very closely in the coming years,” said Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and CEO of the Everstone Group.

Sanjay was previously a part of the leadership team and investment committee at L Catterton Asia. He has over 20 years of experience in private equity, M&A and financial advisory. Prior to L Catterton, Sanjay was an Executive Director at Everstone Capital in India. He has also spent 11 years in corporate finance advisory at Arthur Andersen, Ernst & Young and Ambit Corporate Finance. An alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, he completed his MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

About Everstone Group
The Everstone Group is a premier India and Southeast Asia business group and multi asset investment firm with assets under management of over US $4.5 billion. Everstone has over 260 people working across seven offices—Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mauritius, London and New York. The firm’s strong presence and network in India and Southeast Asia allows its existing and new portfolio businesses to build operations in the region and beyond. Everstone has been awarded ‘Mid-Market Firm of the Year in Asia’ for two consecutive years in a row (2016 and 2017), as well as ‘Private Equity Firm of the Year in India’ for seven consecutive years from 2011 to 2017 by Private Equity International. For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com.
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About Everstone Group
Everstone is a premier investment group focused on India and South East Asia, with assets in excess of US$5 billion across private equity, real estate, green infrastructure and venture capital. Everstone has a significant resource base across its seven offices in Singapore, India (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore), London, New York and Mauritius, comprising best-of-breed investing, operations and strategic resources with significant experience and skills. For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com
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About CPC Diagnostics
CPC is a Chennai based manufacturer and marketer of in-vitro diagnostic products. CPC has three decades of experience in the industry and is well known for its pioneering efforts in introduction of new products and technologies. With dedicated marketing sales and service teams, CPC operates in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. For more information please visit www.cpcdiagnostics.in

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Everfoods signs definitive agreement to acquire Cookie Man, India’s #1 brand of fresh baked cookies

Mumbai, Monday, July 02, 2018 – Everfoods, packaged foods platform controlled by the Everstone Group, has entered into an agreement to acquire Cookie Man (Australian Foods India Private Limited), India’s #1 brand of fresh baked cookies, via its subsidiary Modern Food Enterprises Pvt. Ltd (MFEL). Anupam Saluja, CEO, Cookie Man, and the current leadership team, will continue to work with the Modern and Everstone leadership.

Chennai headquartered Cookie Man, is a manufacturer and retailer of Australian cookies and bakery products such as muffins, ice creams, brownies, chocolates. It currently has a network of 50 plus stores/kiosks in leading malls and airports present in over 20 cities across India. As a part of the acquisition, Everfoods also gets exclusive rights to own and operate the brand and other related intellectual property not only in India but also in adjoining countries of Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Mauritius.

Speaking on the acquisition, Deep Mishra, Managing Director, Everstone Group, who leads the investments and acquisition strategy for Everfoods said, “Cookies are the fastest growing segment in the biscuits category, and the segment is expected to continue to grow at double digit rate in the coming years. Cookie Man, with its premium and authentic cookies positioning and an extremely strong equity base is a good fit for Everfoods and especially Modern. This is the first of many acquisitions in core and adjacent spaces that we are evaluating and looking to close.”

Previously, Everstone Group via Everfoods, completed the acquisition of the iconic ‘Modern’ brand from Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) in 2016 and has also built a state of the art R&D facility in Chennai.

About Everstone Group
The Everstone Group is a premier India and Southeast Asia business group and multi asset investment firm with assets under management of approximately US $4 billion. Everstone has over 250 people working across seven offices—Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mauritius, London and New York. The firm’s strong presence and network in India and Southeast Asia allows its existing
and new portfolio businesses to build operations in the region and beyond. Everstone has been awarded ‘Mid-Market Firm of the Year in Asia’ for two consecutive years in a row (2016 and 2017), as well as ‘Private Equity Firm of the Year in India’ for seven consecutive years from 2011 to 2017 by Private Equity International.
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About Modern Food Enterprises Pvt. Ltd
Established in 1965 by the Government of India, Modern was the first branded bread in India. In the following decades, Modern became one of India’s best recognized brands with a full range of white, sweet, health and wellness breads, as well as value-added bakery products such as rusks, cakes, muffins, buns, pavs and cream rolls. Modern Food’s bread and bakery products are manufactured and marketed nationally through a network of over 40 manufacturing plants and more than 80,000 outlets. In its new avatar, Modern wants its customers to ‘Thrive, and savour life to the fullest’ by helping them make smarter choices from its expanded range of healthy, nutritious and tasty bread and bakery products. Visit www.modernfoods.co.in for more information.

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Everstone strengthens and re-aligns Business Development & Investor Relations functions

Mumbai, June 13, 2018 – Everstone Group, India and South East Asia’s leading private equity and real estate investor has strengthened and expanded its fund raising function globally with the opening of a New York office and Taylor Lawrence joining that office as Managing Director, Business Development for the Americas. Taylor joins Everstone after a successful career with Wellspring Partners, a leading US middle-market private equity firm where she headed Marketing and Investor Relations. Taylor previously worked at Park Hill’s private equity practice and at Citigroup’s investment banking division in New York.

Everstone has also hired Navneet Maheshwari as Executive Director, Business Development for Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Most recently, Navneet was a Director at bfinance, a leading global investment consultant based in London. Navneet previously worked at NASDAQ and Partners Group. Lina Xiao will work closely with Navneet out of the Singapore office. Lina came to Everstone from Credit Suisse International Wealth Management, where she worked in Singapore and Sydney. William Stadlen, previously based with Everstone in Mumbai has relocated to Everstone’s London office and will focus on Business Development in Europe.

Shelly Smith will continue to lead the Investor Relations function out of Singapore.

Taylor, Navneet, Lina, William and Shelly will all report to Sanjoy Chatterjee, who takes on the role of President of the Americas and Head of Business Development.

About Everstone Group
The Everstone Group is a premier India and Southeast Asia business group and multi asset investment firm with assets under management of approximately US $4 billion. Everstone has over 250 people working across seven offices—Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mauritius, London and New York. The firm’s strong presence and network in India and Southeast Asia allows its existing and new portfolio businesses to build operations in the region and beyond. Everstone has been awarded ‘Mid-Market Firm of the Year in Asia’ for two consecutive years in a row (2016 and 2017), as well as ‘Private Equity Firm of the Year in India’ for seven consecutive years from 2011 to 2017 by Private Equity International. For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com

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Everstone Group and Lightsource BP form ‘EverSource Capital’ to invest in green infrastructure in India

Mumbai/Singapore, Wednesday, April 18, 2018
One of India’s leading private equity funds and a renewable energy industry leader has teamed up to create a major fund management platform for green energy infrastructure in India to be called EverSource Capital.

The Everstone Group, a premier India and Southeast Asia business group and multi asset investment firm, and Lightsource BP, a global market leader in renewable energy development, will work together as ‘EverSource Capital’ to jointly manage funds targeting contracted power, distribution infrastructure and energy services in India. The new JV will provide the funds with the financial and strategic resources of the partners aiming to create successful green energy businesses in partnership with local management teams.

The launch fund will be called the Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), which has a fundraising target of £500m. Today, the United Kingdom Government and the India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) have announced an agreement to become joint anchor investors in GGEF. The UK government and NIIF will each co-anchor GGEF, with a commitment of £120m each. UK and India contributions are investments that will generate returns for each country.

GGEF is set up as an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) under India’s Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Regulations, 2012. Further funds may be raised under the EverSource Capital platform in the future.

More details on EverSource Capital can be found at: https://www.eversourcecapital.com

Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and CEO, Everstone Group, said, “The joint initiative and commitment of India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) and the UK Government to invest in and develop green infrastructure in India is a unique and amazing investment opportunity. By using a pooled investment vehicle and a Public plus Private Partnership approach global investors will get the opportunity to be part of this exceptional investment platform. Everstone and Lightsource BP via their joint venture EverSource Capital are proud to have been selected as the Investment Manager for this fund, and will also be making a significant investment along with the UK government and NIIF.”

Nick Boyle, Group CEO, Lightsource BP, said, “India is one of the fastest and most dynamic markets for clean energy in the world. We know the market well through our renewable projects and we’re delighted to be teaming up with Everstone Group which complements our skill-set in the country.”

Dev Sanyal, CEO, BP Alternative Energy, said, “India’s demand for energy is growing rapidly with renewable energy playing an increasingly important role. BP is committed to advancing the energy transition and, through our shareholding in Lightsource BP, is expanding and deepening its relationship with India to deliver affordable, accessible and reliable low carbon solutions to customers”.

GGEF aims to raise funds from international institutional investors to invest into areas such as renewable energy, clean transportation, water and waste management, emerging technologies and sectors that feed into the above areas in India, which offer significant investment opportunities and potential for attractive returns.

About The Everstone Group
The Everstone Group is a premier India and Southeast Asia business group and multi asset investment firm with assets under management of approximately USD $4 billion. Everstone has over 250 people working across six offices—Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mauritius and London. The firm’s strong presence and network in India and Southeast Asia allows its existing and new portfolio businesses to build operations in the region and beyond. Everstone has been awarded ‘Mid-Market Firm of the Year in Asia’ for two consecutive years in a row from 2016 to 2017, as well as ‘Private Equity Firm of the Year in India’ by Private Equity International for seven consecutive years from 2011 to 2017. For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com

About Lightsource BP
Lightsource BP is a global leader in the funding, development, acquisition and long-term management of solar PV projects. Established in 2010, Lightsource BP has swiftly become the largest utility scale solar developer and largest O&M services provider in Europe with over USD $3 billion of capital invested across ~2GW of solar projects globally. In late 2017, the company and BP announced that they had agreed to form a strategic partnership, where BP acquired a 43% equity share in the company and the company was rebranded as “Lightsource BP”. Through its integrated platform, structured finance, in-house engineering excellence and dedicated O&M division, Lightsource BP plays a pivotal role in driving the future global energy mix. The company also boasts some of the leading talent in the industry, with a team of over 300 specialists in seven offices across four continents. For more information, visit www.lightsourcebp.com

For more information:
Everstone Group
Kamil Zaheer
Executive Director, Corporate Communications
T: +91 98115 38880
kzaheer@everstonecapital.com

Lightsource BP
Simon Maine / Lee-Roy Chetty
Brunswick
T: +44 207 404 5959
lightsource@brunswickgroup.com

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Everstone named ‘Mid-Market Firm of the Year in Asia’ second year running and ‘Firm of the Year in India’ by Private Equity International

Mumbai, March 05, 2018 – The prestigious ‘Private Equity International’ (PEI) magazine has named the Everstone Group ‘Mid-Market Firm of the Year in Asia’ for 2017, the first India-focused fund to win the award for a second year in a row. It was also named ‘Firm of the Year in India’ for an unprecedented seventh year running.

The PEI Awards are the largest, most respected awards in the global private equity industry. With multiple categories for selection, voters have the chance to vote for categories across the Americas, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and Asia-Pacific.

Continuing to lead private equity investments in fast-growing consumer themes across India and Southeast Asia, Everstone acquired Malaysia-based Chemopharm Sdn Bhd, a leading Southeast Asian distributor of medical products and solutions, last year. The group also invested in OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd, a top supplier to global nutraceutical companies, in 2017 and provided additional investment to its portfolio companies, including Servion Global Solutions, a Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions provider.

Everstone also strengthened its team by hiring Food and Beverage (F&B) industry veteran Ajay Kaul as Senior Director to support growth in the Quick Service Restaurant business of its food platform F&B Asia. The group also witnessed successful exits from S Chand & Co. and Faces in 2017, among others.

“With $4 billion of assets under management and teams in India, Singapore, London and Mauritius, the firm is one of the largest investment houses in the region. It’s also one of the top restaurateurs in India and South-East Asia,” said PEI in its Annual Review 2017.

Sameer Sain, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Everstone Group, said: “This recognition is a testament to our belief in the true power of partnership. The awards are a credit to our employees for their dedication and professionalism. We would like to thank our investors and partners for their confidence and look forward to working with them in the years to come.”
The awards follow a rigorous nomination and global voting process that involves investors, peers and other PEI subscribers from the private equity industry.

About Everstone Group
The Everstone Group is a premier India and Southeast Asia business group and multi asset investment firm with assets under management of approximately US $4 billion. Everstone has over 250 people working across six offices—Singapore, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mauritius and London. The firm’s strong presence and network in India and Southeast Asia allows its existing and new portfolio businesses to build operations in the region and beyond. Everstone has been awarded ‘Mid-Market Firm of the Year in Asia’ for 2017 by Private Equity International.

For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com

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