19/10/2015 | WestBridge Capital announced that on September 29, 2015 it accepted an additional $575 million in new capital subscriptions for the WestBridge Crossover Fund, LLC thereby bringing the Firm’s total capital to over $2 billion.
WestBridge Crossover Fund, LLC, initially launched in July, 2011, is a long-term investment vehicle which invests in both late-stage Indian private equity opportunities as well as Indian public securities. WestBridge’s two earlier funds (WestBridge Ventures I and II, LLC) were focused on earlier stage venture capital opportunities.
The WestBridge team’s four advisory principals – KP Balaraj, Sumir Chadha, Sandeep Singhal and SK Jain - have successfully invested in India for more than 15 years and enjoy a long-term track record of top tier results among India’s public and private equity investors.
WestBridge Crossover Fund’s institutional investors include a small group of leading university endowments, major foundations, very large family offices, and other institutional investors.
14/02/2014 | WestBridge Capital Partners expects to continue its aggressive investment pace after adding another $325 million to its public markets focused fund.
06/02/2014 | MUMBAI: WestBridge Capital, having spun off from the blue chip Silicon Valley venture capital fund Sequoia Capital three years ago, has raised an additional $325 million from its global investors to be ploughed into Indian companies.
13/07/2012 | The new WestBridge fund has been backed by large global family offices and endowment and sovereign funds.
14/02/2011 | WestBridge Capital Partners, which raised its debut fund back during the dot com boom days in 2000, was one of the first independent venture capital firms to take root in India and survive the crash.