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WestBridge Capital

WestBridge Capital

WestBridge Capital is a venture capital firm and private equity investing in small capital buyouts and lower mid-market companies in the United Kingdom.

WestBridge Capital is an independent private equity firm that invests in small-cap buyouts and lower mid-market companies in the United Kingdom. Founded in 2008, the company invests in small and medium enterprises that are valued between £15 million and £40 million with profits of £2 million to £5 million. It may invest between £10 million to £20 million in companies that fit in their investment criteria. As of 2020, the company has invested in industries including aerospace, healthcare, business services, and software solutions. WestBridge Capital bought the WestBridge Fund Managers in 2008 which now runs as its subsidiary.

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Sandy Smart

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Guy Davies

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James Wakefield

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Valerie Kendall

Founding Partner

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July 22, 2021
Moneycontrol
Star Health, the brainchild of V Jagannathan (who earlier headed United India Insurance) was founded in 2006 and provides health insurance, overseas mediclaim and personal accident policies. As of October 2020, the firm, a market leader in the standalone health insurance segment, had a 52 percent market share. In August 2018, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala along with Westbridge Capital and Madison Capital acquired 90 percent stake in the firm.
Samreen Ahmad
May 31, 2021
@bsindia
WestBridge Capital manages over $3 billion of capital, which focuses primarily on investments in India.
Westbridge Capital Ltd.
March 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ - Westbridge Capital Ltd. ("Westbridge Capital"), through its subsidiary, Overture Promotions Inc. (the "Company"), today closed the acquisition...
Turing.com
December 10, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Turing.com, an automated platform that lets companies hire Silicon Valley caliber remote developers at the touch of a button, announced today a...
Ingrid Lunden
December 10, 2020
TechCrunch
As remote work continues to solidify its place as a critical aspect of how businesses exist these days, a startup that has built a platform to help companies source and bring on one specific category of remote employees, engineers, is taking on some more funding to meet demand. Turing -- which has built an AI-based [...]
Vinay Umarji
June 23, 2020
@bsindia
Alumnis initial commitment Rs 1,00 crore, B-school aims to raise Rs 1,000 crore in 5 years
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