Why Private Equity in India?

Ajay Shah makes a great point in the context of family run businesses that effective management is one of the best reasons for thriving PE industry in India.

To quote him:

This evidence encourages a style of private equity investing: where the investor takes a controlling stake in the firm and brings in the necessary knowledge and human resources to achieve business transformation. This is a lot of work when compared with an investor who only puts in capital. But if the core impediment to progress is the stasis of a family-run company, then this could be of essence.

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