The fund was initiated as a joint -venture with Swiss companies with a strong focus on exports. Target companies are growing, export oriented SMEs primarily involved in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, as well as in other sectors such automotive components, agri-business and technology. Focus is on small transactions in the range of USD 1.0 - 4.0 million. Investments are made primarily in family-run small businesses seeking growth capital to expand market share, both domestically and internationally.
The fund is managed by BTS Investment Advisors, an independent investment advisor specializing in investing in India. Founded in 1996, BTS has offices in Zurich and Mumbai. Its clients are in India and around the world, and include banks, institutional investors, private clients, and corporates. BTS offers private and public equity investment services, financial advice for cross-border activities between India and Europe, and structuring proprietary funds and investment opportunities.