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Swiss PE giant Partners Group eyes deals in health care

There is a dearth of good quality, well-run health care facilities in India; it is a steady business, so we like it: Manas Tandon

Manas Tandon, Managing director and head (India) at Partners Group
Manas Tandon, Managing director and head (India) at Partners Group

PartnersGroup,aSwissinvestmentfirmwith$55billionassetundermanagement(AUM),isevaluatinghealthcarefirmsforprivateequity(PE)investmentinIndia,afterdoingoneofthelargestbuyoutdealsinfinancialservicesearlythisyear. ThePEfirm,alongwithKedaaraCapital,hadbought90percentstakeinJaipur-basedAuHousingFinanceinFebruary,valuingitatRs1,000crore.IthasbeenalatecomertoIndia,startingoperationsfouryearsagoandsettingupitslocalofficeonlytwoyearsbefore.Earlier,itinvestedinthecountryviaotherPEandVCfirms,byproviding ...