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Gaja Capital


Gaja Capital is one of India’s premier mid-market focused private equity firms with proven strategy, validated through 15 years of successful private equity work in India. Gaja Capital was founded in 2004 by Gopal Jain, Ranjit Shah, and Imran Jafar—a group of seasoned indigenous professionals with an established track record of investing and operational management in India.

Gaja Capital’s track record stands out in India’s mid-market private equity segment. Gaja Capital believes that it has outperformed as a result of its disciplined and differentiated alpha-oriented strategy, which rests on three pillars:

  • Focus on sectors
  • Active engagement – to drive scale and transformation in pursuit of significant growth.
  • Acquire control/shared control – enables active engagement and exits.

Gaja Capital has delivered strong performance across multiple funds and has established itself as a partner of choice for emerging companies and leading global investors in India.

Gaja Capital’s core team comprises 14 professionals with extensive investing and operating expertise and distinctively positions Gaja Capital as an active, control-oriented investment advisor in India’s mid-market.

Gaja Capital seeks investment success based on a specific, methodical, and consistent investment strategy. It has invested in high-growth mid-sized Indian companies with largely successful outcomes. The Firm has focused on early movers in emerging sectors that it believes have the potential to grow rapidly based on India’s expanding domestic economy – now one of the largest in the world.