Eight Capital Mezzanine and Special Situations Fund still fundraising

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india sunset 5_sqMumbai-based private equity firm Eight Capital is on the road for its $250m Mezzanine and Special Situations Fund.

The fund will provide mezzanine capital to mid-cap high growth companies in India, aiming to capitalise on the country’s high interest rates and exposure to high growth businesses.

To date the firm has built a portfolio of 11 companies including tyre manufacturer Dunlop Tyres India and cement producer Cheran Cement.

Eight Capital was established in 2005 and is headed by Ravi and Vikram Chachra. Ravi previously worked with J. Goldman and the Chatterjee Group while Vikram previously served with Banco Santander.

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