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Private equity firms see gold in mid-size Indian IT firms see faster growth

PE-backed firms see faster transformation compared with large listed peers

Private Equity
Private Equity

IndianITfirms,especiallyinthemid-tiersegment,haveseenariseofprivateequityfirmsplacingstakesonthem. Whilefastertechnologyatmid-sizeITservicescompanieshaveattractedPEfirmssuchasBlackstone,Carlyle,ChrysCap,BainCapital,TheBaringAsiaandotherstoinvestinthesector;PE-backedcompanieshaveseenfastergrowthatatimewhentheirlargelistedpeerssloweddownduetouncertainmarket. TakethecaseofChrysCapital.TheMauritius-basedPEfirm,whichhasearnedsignificantreturnsfromcompaniessuchasHCLTechnologies,Infosys,Mphasis ...