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The Phoenix Fund

In our decades of experience with Investments and asset management we have learnt that the only constant in this complex world of Investments is ‘change’. Each asset class goes through cycles of highs and lows on a background of constantly changing rules of the game on account of technological change, changes in perception of intrinsic value etc. Knowing this and given the broad based understanding of various asset classes, we, at The Phoenix Fund, make investments across asset classes by positioning capital at the right end of each cycle. These have included investments in various stages of Equity - Listed Equity, Pre-IPO Equity, Private Equity, Angel & VC Capital; Real Estate both commercial and residential; Commodities, Debt & Art.

Our time tested Investment philosophy for long term consistent returns - "Buy Value & Build Value"

Focus

For Equity Investments – Our focus is to enable you to build your business and come in as partners who will not only provide capital but also passive or active advise as required. With expertise and ownership in a Legal Firm, Accounting Firm and an Investment Banking Firm we bring these skillsets through our in-house team.

We look to invest in quality companies, run by experts who are passionate, patient and progressive. Good governance and compliance with the law are non-negotiable traits we look for in all our investee companies.

The Phoenix Fund unlike most funds is not funded by LPs. Which means, there is no strict time horizon or pressure of exit. We invest for the long haul. We are a group of like-minded individuals who are eager to deploy their capital and time to assist investee companies reach the next level in their growth trajectory. The fund itself is managed by professionals with decades of experience.

For Other Asset Classes – we look to invest in quality, marketable assets at fair intrinsic value.

Portfolio

  • FindYahan
  • Overcart
  • Net2Travel.com

Angel Capital

  • Paytm
  • Bollant
  • UnitedWind

Venture Capital

  • Adani
  • Shantha Biotech

Private Equity

  • Aro Granite Ltd.

PIPE

  • The Crest
  • Camellias
  • Magnolias
  • Aralias
  • DLF South Court
  • Aria Signature Offices

Real Estate

  • Art
  • Art
  • Art
  • Art

Art

Team

  • Amit Khanna

    Chartered Accountant, Post Graduate Programme in Management (Indian School of Business – ISB, Hyderabad, Co2004).

    Amit is the CIO of The Phoenix Fund where he has invested across asset classes over the last 2 decades. Investments have been made in Angel Capital, Venture Capital, PE, PIPES, Art, Real Estate to list a few. An entrepreneur himself, Amit carries the required empathy to understand both sides of the table, as a promoter and as an investor. Amit is also a keen collector of Indian Modern Art.

    At ISB, Amit serves on the advisory council of the Endowment Fund and as a member of the Admissions Committee. He was also instrumental in conceptualising and seeding the endowment for the school and is also one of the co-founders of ISB’s Family Business Network.

    Amit serves on the advisory board of an NGO – Udayan Care.

Perspectives

News

Overcart raises $3 million in Series A funding - DealCurry

13 July 2016
Exit10 Marketing Private Limited which owns Overcart, an online marketplace for excess stock, and refurbished and unboxed products, has managed… read more

JSW Ventures and Omidyar Network lead $3 million funding round in Overcart - Economic Times

12 July 2016
NEW DELHI: Online marketplace for refurbished and pre-owned goods, Overcart, has raised $3 million (about Rs 20 crore) in a fresh round of funding… read more

Start-up Overcart raises $3 million from JSW Ventures, Omidyar and others - Livemint

8 July 2016
Overcart plans to invest in hardware and software innovations to diagnose, refurbish and quality check products across more categories and locations...read more

Overcart raises USD 3 mn from JSW Ventures, Omidyar, others - Press Trust of India

8 July 2016
Overcart, a startup providing returns management and liquidation services to e-commerce firms, today said it has raised USD 3 million (about Rs 20 crore) from JSW Ventures, Omidyar Network, Sattva Capital and Venture Works. … read more

Overcart Raises $3 Mn Series A Funding From JSW Ventures And Others- Inc42.com

8 July 2016
Exit10 Marketing Private Limited which owns Overcart, an online marketplace for excess stock, and refurbished and unboxed products, has managed… read more

The Phoenix Fund invests in US­ based renewable energy firm United Wind – VCCIRCLE

1 July, 2015
Multi­asset private investment firm The Phoenix Fund (TPF) has invested an undisclosed amount in US­ based United Wind Inc, a developer of small­scale wind energy systems for homes and businesses, it said on Wednesday. … read more

The Phoenix Fund participates in United Wind Inc., Convertible note issue

1 July, 2015
United Wind Inc. (UW), is a rapidly growing distributed generation wind energy developer headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. The Company finances and develops distributed-wind energy systems, and earns revenue by leasing installed turbines to residential and commercial customers via 20-year leases. … read more

FindYahan raises second round of funding from The Phoenix Fund

22 April, 2015
FindYahan, a hyper local marketplace for services, has created a platform that connects skilled individuals and home businesses to their target customers easily and effectively. The platform has raised its second round of funding from The Phoenix Fund. Funds raised will be used to further grow the team and strengthen operations and technology for enhancing customer service & experience. … read more

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