India Agri business Fund Ltd

South Asia Food and agriculture, Manufacturing

Rabo Equity Advisors, part of Rabobank, is an investment advisor with offices in New Delhi and Mumbai. The team brings together significant sector expertise, especially in food and agribusiness.

A fund investing exclusively in food and agribusiness-related enterprises in India.

This investment was made under a previous strategy. We disclose information on all our current investments, but narrative information on our pre-2012 investments, when we introduced a new strategy, may be limited.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
South Asia
Countries

For funds, the countries listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
India
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people. For funds, the sectors listed here are those the fund has invested in so far.

:
Food and agriculture, Manufacturing
Website:
http://www.raboequity.com/
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund manager:
Rabo Equity Advisors
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
June 2009
Amount

For direct investments, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the business or project (it may be a combination of equity and debt).

For funds, this is the total amount that CDC has committed to the fund.

:
$10m
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Mauritius

Investments made by this fund

  • Active
  • Exited
Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
LT Foods Ltd

LT Foods is involved in milling, processing rice and rice based food products in India.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture November 2009 Active
Daawat Foods Ltd

Daawat Foods specialises in milling and processing rice and manufacturing rice-based food products in India.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture December 2009 Active
Global Green Company Ltd

Global Green Ltd s principal business activity is production and sale of preserved fruits and vegetables in glass jars and cans to retailers in EU, USA and Russia.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture March 2010 Active
Vacmet India Ltd

Vacmet India is engaged in the manufacturing of packaging materials, primarily catering to the food sector.

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India South Asia Manufacturing August 2010 Active
Prabhat Dairy Private Ltd

Prabhat Dairy Private Ltd is engaged in manufacturing, marketing and distribution of milk and milk products under its own brands.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture September 2012 Active
Beloor Bayir Biotech Ltd

Beloor Bayir Biotech is an Indian group which makes food and dietary supplements, botanical extracts as well as nutraceutical formulations. It has eight plants in and around Bangalore.

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India South Asia Food and agriculture March 2014 Active