Investment Summary

Ascent Capital Invests In Excelsoft Technologies Pvt.

On January 1, 2001, private equity firm Ascent Capital invested in business services company Excelsoft Technologies Pvt.

Investment Highlights
  • This is Ascent Capital’s 1st transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Ascent Capital’s 1st transaction in India.
Investment Fate
  • Excelsoft Technologies Pvt. was sold to a financial buyer in 2008 for 125M INR.

Investment Summary

Date 2001-01-01
Target Excelsoft Technologies Pvt.
Sector Business Services
Investor(s) Ascent Capital
Deal Type Venture

Target

Excelsoft Technologies Pvt.

Mysore, India
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Excelsoft Technologies is a leading Indian e-learning solutions company. The Company provides its clients with complete e-Learning solutions using a variety of customized learning systems, test & assessment systems and desktop tools.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Ascent Capital

Bangalore, India

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2000
PE ASSETS 600M USD
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Ascent Capital is a private equity firm focused on growth capital investments in promising Indian companies driven by 'visionary leadership'. In addition to providing growth financing, Ascent also helps young companies attract senior management talent and maintain high standards of corporate governance in preparation for an exit. Ascent invests in the range of $10 - $30 million per transaction. Ascent prefers investing in sectors that leverage India's outsourcing strengths, benefit form the country's infrastructure boom, and address a growing consumer market. Ascent Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in Bangalore.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 32
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 1
Type (Venture) 1 of 17
Country (India) 1 of 32
Year (2001) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-02-04 Newgen Software Technologies

New Delhi, India

Newgen Software Technologies is a global provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Customer Communication Management (CCM), Document Management System (DMS), Workflow and Process Automation. The company has a global footprint of 1000 installations in over 50 countries with large, mission-critical solutions that have been deployed at the world's leading Banks, Insurance firms, BPO's, Healthcare Organizations, Government, Telecom Companies & Shared Service Centers. Newgen Software Technologies was founded in 1992 and is based in New Delhi, India.

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