VALPRO CAPITAL

 

Valpro Capital is a closely held private investment firm.


BACKGROUND & PHILOSOPHY

ValPro Capital is the private investment arm of ANG Group.

ANG Group is a four decades old, professionally managed business group having a presence in diversified business verticals including real estate, natural stone, travel and investment banking.

Being entrepreneurs ourselves, we understand nuances of running businesses. Coupled with our skill sets comprising of finance, marketing, legal and business administration, we are able to evaluate investments from a holistic perspective.

ValPro Capital thus scouts for and invests in opportunistic investments across asset classes ranging from private and public equity, real estate to art.

Apart from being a financial partner, we believe in adding value to our investments and investee companies – hence, the name ValPro (Value Prolific) Capital. We provide strategic inputs for scaling businesses, mentorship, potential client connects through our corporate connections, structuring advice, as well as funding advice for subsequent rounds.

We don’t look at opportunities which are the latest hot trend but believe in those which would align themselves with the continually changing global macroeconomic landscape.

We are medium to long term investors and believe in transparency and equity.


TEAM

Anshuman Khanna

Anshuman is a Chartered Accountant and Lawyer by qualification possessing over 10 years of experience in investing across asset classes, including real estate, listed equities, private equity and commodities. Having been actively involved in diverse areas of business including investment banking, real estate, international trade and shipping, Anshuman supplements investment acumen with hands-on experience of transaction execution, structuring, legal documentation, and international market and macro perspectives. Anshuman has advised on investment transactions valued in excess of USD 1 bn in areas ranging from education, oil & gas, shipping, real estate and cement. Anshuman has also held board positions in various companies including mining, oil trading, garments export and power generation.

Neha Khanna

Neha possesses experience in the field of investment banking, financial advisory, internal audit and risk management. After completing her Chartered Accountancy, Neha pursued an MBA from Said Business School, University of Oxford. She worked with PwC, India prior to joining ValPro, an investment banking and financial advisory firm, an undertaking of the ANG Group. She is committed to building an eco-system for accelerating the growth of start-ups and SMEs in India. Her experience in end-to-end transaction execution enables her to understand different perspectives of clients’ needs.

Chaitanya Gadia

Chaitanya is an alumni of Shri Ram College of Commerce and a Chartered Accountant (Rank Holder), Chaitanya has experience in Taxation from Ernst & Young, and Capital Markets from JM Financial. He has worked on clients such as AT&T, Verizon, Bharti Airtel & Vodafone (during acquisition of Hutchinson) as well as the TATA Motors DVR issue to name a few. Chaitanya is well entrenched into the real estate sector having hands-on experience in the ultra-luxurious residential development space. He also has an avid interest in the stock market, thereby, actively tracking and investing in equity stocks.

INVESTMENTS

 
 
 
ARO Granite
 
Shantha Biotech
 
 
 
Lodha – Blue Moon
 
South Court DLF
 
 
Manjit Bawa
Manu Parekh

We also invest in Public Equities .

MEDIA

Indulge Beverages owned Bonhomia raises Bridge Funding

On 14 June 2016, Indulge Beverages, which owns and distributes premium tea and coffee brand Bonhomia, has raised $500,000 (Rs 3.3 crore) in a bridge round of funding. The new funding round is led by the existing shareholders as well as new investors, including Valpro Capital (the company behind the capital raising platform Enablers).

Bonhomia is present in all major cities in the country and their Capsules and Brewing Machines are widely available across all modern trade formats. The company plans to leverage their strong distribution and manufacturing capabilities to grow exponentially in the coming months and gain a larger share of the estimated $500 million plus and rapidly growing Indian Retail Coffee Market.

According to Kunal Bhagat, CEO Indulge Beverages, “Bonhomia has redefined coffee consumption in India and our figures show that the trend is here to stay. Large multinationals see the potential in our products and it’s a great to know that with each investment round we are only moving closer to our target. ”

Adding to the comment that Kunal Bhagat made; Mr. Anshuman Khanna, Director, ValPro Capital commented “Bonhomia has carved out a niche brand in the single serve beverage segment and is poised at the ideal inflection point to capitalize on the aspirational consumption segment of urban India. Both, Kunal and Tuhin are driving operations and strategy efficiently to capitalize on the strong foundation built by them.”

The Economic Times – http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/money/bonhomia-maker-indulge-beverages-raises-rs-3-3-crore-in-bridge-round-of-funding/articleshow/52738894.cms

Livemint – http://www.livemint.com/Companies/SBMjNKNGV1EFKb7UwrolMK/Bonhomia-raises-500000-from-Valpro-Capital-others.html

Vccircle – http://www.vccircle.com/news/food-agri/2016/06/14/premium-tea-coffee-capsules-maker-indulge-beverages-raises-bridge-funding

Bwdisrupt – http://bwdisrupt.businessworld.in/article/Indulge-Beverages-Owned-Bonhomia-Raises-500K-Bridge-Round-of-Funding/15-06-2016-99183/

AUS: Drone technology start-up Aarav Unmanned Systems takes off with a fresh undisclosed funding via Enablers

Aarav Unmanned Systems (AUS) (www.aus.co.in) has raised an undisclosed amount from StartupXseed Ventures, 3ONE4 Capital (A family fund of Mr. Mohandas Pai), ValPro Capital (erstwhile The Phoenix Fund) and HNIs including, Mr. Ashok Atluri and Mr. Sanjay Jesrani. The capital raised will be used for new product development and team expansion.

Founded in 2013 by Nikhil Upadhye, Suhas Banshiwala, Vipul Singh and Yeshwanth Reddy. AUS is a game changing venture in the industrial and agricultural asset management space leveraging drone technology.

The company design and develop UAV-based solutions using own proprietary drone technology. The product range includes Nayan, an R&D platform for indoor navigation and other upcoming application oriented platforms with fully autonomous operations, lightweight and rapid deployment capabilities. It is currently providing 3D mapping solutions to mining and urban planning sector, thermal and live aerial inspection solutions to power sector and NDVI based solutions to agriculture sector.

AUS enlisted with Enablers in May 2015.

Enablers is a web based deal platform that facilitates start-up companies and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to connect with HNIs, Angels and VCs for fund raising. It helps entrepreneurs become investor ready and handhold them through various stages of fund raising.

Business Standard – http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/drone-technology-start-up-aarav-raises-funds-for-team-expansion-116022300280_1.html

Bite Club: Bite Club, listed on Enablers, raises Pre Series A funding from GrowX Ventures, ValPro Capital (erstwhile The Phoenix Fund) and Powai Lake Ventures

Gurgaon-based Bite Club, an online aggregator of home-cooked food run by Ecstasy E-Ordering Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount from GrowX ventures,ValPro Capital (erstwhile The Phoenix Fund) via Enablers and existing investors Powai Lake Ventures.

It was launched in late 2014 by Prateek Agarwal, Aushim Krishan and Siddharth Sharma. They have served over 1,00,000 meals within one year of its inception, and currently delivers almost 1,000 meals a day.

Bite Club has a daily changing menu that customers can order from via their mobile and web app. The food is prepared by a curated community of home, amateur and professional chefs.With the current round of funding, the startup is looking to go deeper into the current market, improving efficiency, building a strong platform for growth and introducing newer products.

Bite Club enlisted with Enablers in October 2015.

Enablers is a web based deal platform that facilitates start-up companies and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to connect with HNIs, Angels and VCs for fund raising. It helps entrepreneurs become investor ready and handhold them through various stages of fund raising.

Business Standard – http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/chef-made-meals-provider-bite-club-raises-pre-series-a-fund-115120100251_1.html

CONTACT US

If you have an interesting opportunity, talk to us at info@valpro.co.in