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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

Partners Group, a Swiss investment firm with $55 billion asset under management (AUM), is evaluating health care firms for private equity (PE) investment in India, after doing one of the largest buyout deals in financial services early this year. The PE firm, along with Kedaara Capital, had bought 90 per cent stake in Jaipur-based Au Housing Finance in February, valuing it at Rs 1,000 crore. It has been a latecomer to India, starting operations four years ago and setting up its local office only two years before. Earlier, it invested in the country via other PE and VC firms, by providing ...