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Kotak Investment Advisors Achieves Final Close for Special Situations Fund

August 12, 2019

Kotak Investment Advisors Limited has achieved the final close of the Kotak Special Situations Fund, with aggregate commitments of USD 1 billion.

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Kotak Realty Fund Partners with DivyaSree for Commercial Office Opportunities

March 19, 2019

Kotak Investment Advisors Limited (‘KIAL’) today announced that it has launched a new fund which will partner with DivyaSree Developers (‘DivyaSree’), a leading Bengaluru-based real estate developer, to develop and acquire commercial office assets across India.

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Kotak Investment Advisors Launches Special Situations Fund

February 28, 2019

Kotak Investment Advisors Limited has announced the launch of the Kotak Special Situations Fund, which will target a range of non-performing loan (NPL) opportunities in India.

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Kotak Realty Fund Exits Investments in Kotak Managed Account Fund

October 23, 2018

Kotak Realty Fund (Kotak) is pleased to announce that it has fully exited all investments in its Managed Account Fund for its marquee Institutional Investors including Sovereign Wealth Funds who anchored the fund.

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Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd. appoints Chetan Shah as Executive Director

March 12, 2018

Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd. (KIAL), a subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited, announced the appointment of Chetan Shah as Executive Director.

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Kotak Realty Fund closes US$ 250 million Equity Fund

March 8, 2016

The Kotak Mahindra Group closed a fresh commitment of Rs 1600 crore (US$ 250 million) for equity investments in realty projects in India from institutional investors.

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Media Coverage

View: Yeh dil maange more! – Quite justifiably

September 23, 2019

The finance minister has, in one fell swoop, done enough to wake up the animal spirits in the economy. By its various actions, the government has clearly signalled that it’s listening, concerned and willing to take bold calls to get the economy back on track.

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Tycoon’s Fund Warns Indian Realty Bad-Loan Crisis to Get Messier

August 01, 2019

(Bloomberg) -- A realty fund controlled by billionaire banker Uday Kotak wants lenders to acknowledge that they are facing a $65 billion bad-loan crisis in the nation’s real estate sector.

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How the realty sector is being plagued by severe cash crunch

July 30, 2019

With buyers disinterested and lenders disappearing, the spectre of insolvency and price crash looms large. The Worli-Lower Parel stretch in South Central Mumbai, once a vaunted spot for premium realty, has emerged as something of a problem zone for real estate developers, particularly for those building luxury residences.

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How Kotak Private Equity is tweaking strategy to rope in LPs

June 27, 2019

Kotak Private Equity has tweaked its strategy to rope in limited partners (LP) for its investment funds, as the alternative asset...

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Naive to think state ownership can improve governance: Kotak

June 22, 2018

Chennai Banks are going through turbulent times and the shock of recent losses incurred by banks looks unreal, Uday Kotak, Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank, said in his annual letter to shareholders.

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A Pledge for Investors and Regulators

May 8, 2019

The perils of investments by mutual funds investing in debt paper collateralised by listed equity shares came home to roost recently. In this instance mutual funds have acted prudently and agreed to a controlled liquidation with some possible additional returns for investors.

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Kotak Fund to tap opportunities in distressed assets

March 19, 2019

The fund also sees opportunities in commercial real estate; money will be deployed over next 2-3 months.

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Kotak India Affordable Fund to invest Rs 40 cr in Shriram's Kolkata project

February 18, 2019

This project will be launched in 2019 as part of Shriram Grand City, an integrated township with over 33 million sq ft of saleable area under development.

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Uday Kotak says time has come for consolidation in NBFCs, expects a significant 'shakeout'

February 18, 2019

Uday Kotak is the executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. Started in 2003 by Uday Kotak, The bank is now among India's top four banks in the private sector.

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Winner 40 Under 40 - Mr. Raj Shah

January 16, 2019

Mr Raj Shah - Associate Director, Kotak Realty Fund for being recognized as one of the 40 Under 40 achievers in Alternate Investment Professionals in India by Association of International Wealth Management of India.

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As NBFCs retreat, private equity funds move in to fund realty projects

January 2, 2019

Motilal Oswal, HDFC Capital, Xander and other PE funds focused on this segment find opportunity in NBFC retreat

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Commercial real estate won't let you down on returns: Raj Shah, Kotak Realty Fund

November 30, 2018

Commercial real estate will give better returns to investors, given its limited supply. But the residential part may feel the pinch, panelists at the ET Markets Global Summit said on Friday

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Exclusive: Kotak gears up to float a bunch of PE, VC funds to double assets

November 21, 2018

The alternative assets arm of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd is preparing to launch private equity and venture capital funds over the...

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As Kotak Mahindra Bank becomes bigger than Maruti Suzuki, Anand Mahindra says this for Uday Kotak

November 18, 2018

Mahindra recalled how Kotak had started the company out of a single room in Mumbai and went on to create entrepreneurship and creation of wealth in the "RIGHT" way.

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PEs are going to see healthy growth in life sciences: K V Ramakrishna

November 7, 2018

We believe there are several interesting opportunities at the growth stage, across biopharma, says Ramakrishna

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Brace yourself for more NPA declarations from NBFCs

October 31, 2018

The fancy valuations at which NBFCs were raising money or were trading will come down to earth, says Srini Sriniwasan of Kotak Investment Advisors

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Kotak PE’s S Sriniwasan on early-stage bets, real-estate play and more

October 29, 2018

Last week, VCCircle reported that Kotak Private Equity was in the process of raising its second life sciences venture fund, which...

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As NBFCs turn off tap, realty funds see deal proposal spurt but remain wary

October 25, 2018

Given the demand for funds and tight lidquidity, PE funds are charging 150 to 200 basis points more in the new deals

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Kotak fund boasts of over Rs 2,300-crore commitments, to deploy in residential, commercial, retail, hospitality projects

October 24, 2018

KRF recently exited all investments in its Managed Account Fund for its marquee institutional investors including sovereign wealth funds who anchored the fund.

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Well run NBFCs will find credit lines opening up: S Sriniwasan, Kotak Investment

October 24, 2018

If you have a diversified portfolio as an NBFC, you may have some trouble in your portfolio.

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Kotak Realty Fund exits investments worth $356 mn from its managed account

October 24, 2018

In a managed account, an individual investor gives money to a fund manager to invest and manage his fund

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Exclusive: Kotak Private Equity raising second life sciences fund

October 23, 2018

Kotak Private Equity is mobilising capital for its second life sciences venture fund, a decade after raising the first such corpus...

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Kotak Realty Fund to deploy ₹2,300 cr in residential, commercial projects

October 23, 2018

Kotak Private Equity is mobilising capital for its second life sciences venture fund, a decade after raising the first such corpus...

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Kotak’s realty arm makes $350m exit

October 23, 2018

Mumbai: Despite a tough realty market, Kotak Realty Fund, an arm of the alternate investment fund of the Kotak Mahindra group, has made successful exits from all its portfolios of realty projects and returned its investors about $350 million (about Rs 2,600 crore at the current exchange rate).

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Kotak Realty Fund to deploy ₹2,300 cr in residential, commercial projects

October 22, 2018

Buoyed by the investment appetite of sovereign wealth funds, Kotak Realty Fund (KRF) is planning to deploy about ₹2,300 crore from two new funds in residential, commercial and retail projects across the country.

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Rainmaker in Kotak can make IL&FS fix easy for government

October 02, 2018

The government’s choice of Uday Kotak to lift the multi-billion Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd out of bankruptcy should be no surprise. He is one of the few bankers in the country who have navigated banking crises successfully not once, but at least thrice.

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How turnaround agents are giving stalled realty projects a new lease of life

September 22, 2018

Across the top seven cities, 575,900 residential units, launched before or in 2013, are stuck at various stages, according to Anarock Property Consultants

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Uday Kotak: The ‘nationalist’ banker

August 24, 2018

The CEO and MD of Kotak Mahindra Bank on creating a world-class institution, enjoying the journey more than the destination, and the critical issue of promoters' stake dilution

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Banks unwilling to take haircuts for realty

July 28, 2018

The Bloomberg report also claims that an oversupply of land parcels in the market is weighing down on pricing — a gainful prospect for ARCs.

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Housing Downturn Puts $20 Billion Indian Bank Loans at Risk

July 26, 2018

(Bloomberg) -- Indian lenders struggling to recoup loans worth about $20 billion to troubled property developers have to contend with another challenge: A lackluster recovery from the worst home-sales slump this decade.

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REIT route to bank recapitalisation

July 24, 2018

The woes of the banking system are well known and the urgency for finding the solution is acutely felt by all. While institutions like an ARC/Bad Bank and now AIF/ Asset Management Company have been suggested, there appears no light at the end of the tunnel. The general consensus is that the problem requires surgery and a multi-pronged approach.

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World's best bank in the emerging markets 2018: Kotak Mahindra Bank

July 11, 2018

This year, for first time, Euromoney recognizes an Indian bank in a global category, applauding a model that has impressed greatly over the years.

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Private credit industry in India has significant growth potential

May 31, 2018

Industry experts believe that the private credit market in India today has evolved significantly and thus offers a wide variety of opportunities

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Here's what makes Kotak Realty Fund one of India's top five realty funds

March 3, 2017

Srini Sriniwasan of Kotak Realty Fund has mastered the fine print to deliver handsome returns

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Affordable housing to get better returns now: S Sriniwasan, MD, Kotak Investment Advisors

February 16, 2017

Institutional investors have always been interested in any large addressable opportunity and affordable housing is an obvious one, says Sriniwasan.

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Kotak Realty invests Rs. 155 crore in Chennai residential project

September 20, 2016

Real estate-focussed private equity Kotak Realty Fund has invested Rs. 155 crore in Chennai-based developer Alliance Infrastructures’ residential project.

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Kotak Realty Fund raises $250 million

March 9, 2016

The Kotak Mahindra Group closed a fresh commitment of Rs 1600 crore (US$ 250 million) for equity investments in realty projects in India from institutional investors.

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Kotak Realty Fund logs 21% returns from timely exits in housing projects and hospitality companies

February 27, 2016

Private equity fund Kotak Realty Fund has made exits worth over Rs 1,000 crore in the last 12 months from several of its investments in housing projects and hospitality companies.

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Sunteck Realty provides exit option to Kotak Fund

January 25, 2016

Mumbai-based luxury realty developer Sunteck Realty has provided an exit worth over 270 crore to Kotak Realty Fund that had invested 150 crore in 2012 in the company's mixed-use project Sunteck City, spread over about 23 acres in the Goregaon suburb of Mumbai.

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Real estate firm TDI gives Kotak Realty Fund an exit of Rs 165 crore

January 21, 2016

Delhi-based builder TDI has given an exit of Rs 165 crore to Kotak Realty Fund, which had invested Rs 110 crore in 2013 in the company's 29-acre group housing project Lake Grove in Kundli, Sonepat, in the national capital region.

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Investments in India can now be committed without delay: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

June 26, 2015

Addressing long-term US investors at a roundtable organised by CII and Kotak in San Francisco.

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Interview with S Sriniwasan, CEO, Kotak Realty Fund on the sidelines of a business delegation accompanying Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley to the US

June 23, 2015

Long-term foreign investors, endowment funds want clarity on tax policies in India, says S Sriniwasan, CEO of Kotak Realty Fund.

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Modi means business for Indian property lending

May 5, 2015

With a politician's impeccable timing, Narendra Modi, India's pro-business, pro-foreign investment Prime Minister, celebrates his first year in office this month.

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Videos

Developing income asset classes in India by IVCA

April 22, 2019

Sriniwasan, Managing Director at Kotak Investment Advisors asks foreign institutional investors to stay flexible when investing in India.

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Diwali Special with Uday Kotak | Samvat 2075

November 5, 2018

This festive season, Uday Kotak shares his views on the changing world and the domestic economy and gives us his take on what to look forward to, in the next Samvat year.

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Kotak Realty Fund Exits Investments in Kotak Managed Fund Account

October 23, 2018

Srini has played a crucial role in setting up and building the Alternate Assets business at KIAL. He established one of India’s first real estate funds in 2005 and steered the growth of the business since its launch.

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Kotak Investment Advisors: Don't Believe The Situation In Real Estate Is As Dire As 2008

October 22, 2018

Srini Sriniwasan on Bloomberg TV talking about his views on NBFCs and Real Estate sector

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REIIS 2018 - Panel Session on Panel Session: Distressed Assets and Private equity

October 10, 2018

Srini Sriniwasan chairing the panel on - Distressed Assets and Private equity: a match made in India? Fuel a vibrant distressed debt market in India

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