Silver Lake Kraftwerk
Silver Lake Kraftwerk is part of Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing with over $20 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 110 investment and value creation professionals located around the world. Silver Lake Kraftwerk focuses on providing growth capital to technology innovators with established business models in the energy and resource sectors. Silver Lake Kraftwerk targets companies globally that leverage technology and business model innovation to improve energy efficiency, reduce waste and emissions, harness renewable energy, and more efficiently use natural resources, among other applications. For more information about Silver Lake Kraftwerk and its entire portfolio, please visit www.silverlake.com
The GP Group is a conglomerate with diverse business interests spanning several geographies. The Group is over 150 years old and has been headquartered in Thailand since 1918. The Group’s business ventures span diverse sectors including manufacturing, infrastructure, shipping, pharmaceuticals, hospitality and software. Precious Shipping Public Company Limited is the flagship company of the Group and is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. All other companies in the Group till date have remained private, though over the last few years, a few of the Group companies have seen sizeable private equity investments, to supplement expansions.
Mr. Kirit Shah is the Chairman of GP Group. Mr. Shah, a serial entrepreneur, has seeded close to 300 companies across various sectors in a career spanning more than 30 years. His leadership and vision has turned the group into a multibillion dollar entity. Mr. Shah is on Eka’s Board of Directors.
Nexus Venture Partners
Nexus Venture Partners (www.nexusvp.com
) is India’s leading venture capital fund, with offices in India and Silicon Valley. Nexus team consists of entrepreneurs who have founded and scaled large global companies. The team has invested in a variety of companies leading to numerous successful public offerings and M&A transactions. The Nexus team plays an active role in helping entrepreneurs and management teams build market leading businesses.
Nexus Venture Partners has over $600mn under management with a portfolio of over 45 companies across Technology, Internet, Media, Consumer, and Business services sectors. Nexus partner companies include Cloud.com (acquired by Citrix), Gluster (acquired by Red Hat), Komli, Pubmatic, DimDim (acquired by Salesforce), Snapdeal.com, Netmagic (acquired by NTT Com), Druva, Unmetric, ScaleArc, Suminter.