Evolvence: India Life Sciences Fund

Published 30 Nov 2009
Reference 5551
Industry Private Equity
Region Asia
Summary

This case examines issues faced in closing a first-time private equity fund, including determining the size of the fund to raise, integrating principals who have never worked together, and marketing a first-time fund to potential limited partners.

Teaching objectives

This case aims to introduce participants to the following issues: different approaches when calculating desired total private equity investment fund size; team building for a first-time fund; securing an anchor investor; marketing the fund to subsequent investors; and achieving the first and subsequent closes for the fund.

Keywords
  • Private Equity
  • Fundraising
  • General Partner
  • Limited Partner
  • Evolvence
  • Life Sciences
  • India
  • Growth Investing
  • RD1109
  • AR2009
  • AR0910
  • ADEC
  • GPEI
  • GPEI-Case