Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen , Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.
Aavishkaar Capital is one of the global pioneers in taking an entrepreneurship based approach to scaling businesses for Impact. Aavishkaar’s funds, amounting to c. USD 450 million of capital, invest across Asia and Africa in growth-stage enterprises whose business models inherently create value for the aspiring segment of the population. The gigantic scale of the opportunity in the target population segment together with limited, but increasing capital specifically allocated towards this segment provides the opportunity for generating market leading commercial returns for investors.