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Kaizen Private Equity II

Quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. Access to quality education is one of the 17 pillars of the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Kaizen Private Equity II is a USD 125m (target) fund focused on the education sector primarily in India and select countries within South East Asia (especially Philippines and Sri Lanka). Ticket sizes are expected to be in the range of USD 8 -15m. The Fund is expecting to invest in roughly 15 companies across two broad sub sets of the Education space:

Kaizen Private Equity II

Quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. Access to quality education is one of the 17 pillars of the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Kaizen Private Equity II is a USD 125m (target) fund focused on the education sector primarily in India and select countries within South East Asia (especially Philippines and Sri Lanka). Ticket sizes are expected to be in the range of USD 8 -15m. The Fund is expecting to invest in roughly 15 companies across two broad sub sets of the Education space:

About the fund

  • Education delivery: education businesses such as K-12 schools, preschools, higher educational institutes, vocational training and tutoring companies. These companies are expected to be predominantly in the growth/late stage.
  • Education enablement: These are companies that enable the delivery of education and learning through the use of new technologies or services. They will strive to provide solutions that enable greater access to education, improve quality and delivery. Examples include online test preparation companies, e-learning/mobile learning companies, school management solutions and learning management solutions. These companies are expected to be predominantly earlier stage.

 The Fund will be managed by Kaizen Management Advisors which is based in Mumbai. The Manager was founded in 2009 as an Education focused private equity fund manager initially focused on India. The fist fund, Kaizen I was launched in 2010.

Investments by the fund

             
Date Name Country Industry Status
2019 Company 1 Philippines Education Active
2017 Company 2 India Education Active
2022 Company 3 India Education Active
2021 Company 4 Indonesia Education Active
2021 Company 5 India Education Active
2018 Company 6 India Education Active
2022 Company 7 India Education Active
2019 Company 8 Vietnam Education Active
Reference code
2016-06
Status
Active
Date of commmitment
March 2017
Date of exit
-
Fund size
USD
125,000,000
SIFEM commitment
USD
10,000,000
Asset class
Private Equity
Investment strategy
Investment through Fund
Fund manager
Kaizen Management Advisors