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Happy Diwali from Mandala Capital

Happy Diwali from Mandala Capital

Dear Partners, Mandala Capital wishes you a Happy Diwali. May Diwali bring prosperity to your business and more opportunities to work together.

Mandala’s guide to an Effective Sales Process

Mandala’s guide to an Effective Sales Process

Sales – or the process of selling -- is often perceived as a matter of building and managing relationships. Most Sales professionals treat it as an art, and for many decades, that approach worked fine. However, in recent years, intensive focus ...

Building a Global AgTech Platform – Part III: Opportunities Ahead

Building a Global AgTech Platform – Part III: Opportunities Ahead

During the last few years, there were noticeable challenges in the Western United States getting and keeping farm labourers. There were even stories of crops that were left in the field un-harvested due to the lack of available labor. Growers ...

Happy Independence Day from Mandala Capital

Happy Independence Day from Mandala Capital

Dear Partners, Mandala Capital wishes you a Happy Independence Day. Thank you for your support all these years and for many years to come.

Building a Global AgTech Platform – Part II: Challenges and Strategies for Implementation

Building a Global AgTech Platform – Part II: Challenges and Strategies for Implementation

JISL has a globally integrated work force across India, Israel, Australia, and the United States, to name a few countries. R&D is focused on the development of agronomic applications with product management out of India, United States, Australia, and Israel ...

Building a Global AgTech Platform – Part I: Acquisitions are Integral to Strategy

Building a Global AgTech Platform – Part I: Acquisitions are Integral to Strategy

In 2015 JII developed a strategic plan to create a leading agtech irrigation company with a billion dollar target valuation. At around the same time, Mandala Capital invested a total of USD 120 million across the Jain group.

EFRAC launches Asia’s first NABL accredited CO2 Laboratory

EFRAC launches Asia’s first NABL accredited CO2 Laboratory

Mandala Capital's portfolio company EFRAC recently launched Asia’s first NABL accredited CO2 Laboratory. Increased testing, inspection and certification ensures higher quality and safety of products for consumers.

Inaugural Impact Report 2019: Creating Impact Along the Entire Food Chain

Inaugural Impact Report 2019: Creating Impact Along the Entire Food Chain

Our mission is to create impact along the entire food chain that is sustainable and scalable. What does that really mean and how is Mandala’s approach to impact as an asset manager differentiated?

An Overview of Mandala Capital’s Structured Approach to Investments

An Overview of Mandala Capital’s Structured Approach to Investments

The “Private Equity” designation characterizes a wide range of investment firms. Although it is tempting to evaluate the "Private Equity" asset class through a singular lens, there are genuine differences between firms and the underlying investment themes, financial products offered, ...

Non-Banking Finance Sector in India – A Review

Non-Banking Finance Sector in India – A Review

Around August 2018, it was as if a tsunami hit the world of Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) in India. For the last 4 to 5 months, they have gone through a rough phase which was triggered by a sudden ...

Harvard Business School: Jain Irrigation Case Study

Harvard Business School: Jain Irrigation Case Study

Harvard Business School recently released a comprehensive case study on Jain Irrigation, analysing the long-term growth strategy adopted by the family business, fuelled by its mission of improving the living conditions of Indian farmers and creating a legacy in drip-irrigation ...

Disruption in the Indian Dairy Industry

Disruption in the Indian Dairy Industry

Our recent c. $30 million investment in Keventer Agro and the subsequent launch of the first and largest UHT milk processing plant in East India has confirmed a few of our themes: There remain incredible growth opportunities in the food sector ...

Seasons Greetings from Mandala Capital

Seasons Greetings from Mandala Capital

Wish you all the best this holiday season

India: Exciting Times for the Consumer Market

India: Exciting Times for the Consumer Market

Very few will dispute that after China, the next big emerging market is India. With 1.3bn population and possibly surpassing China in population by 2025, India will be in the next big market to watch in Asia. On a macro level, ...

Arcadia News: Arcadia and Ardent Mills Collaborate on Wheat Innovations

Arcadia News: Arcadia and Ardent Mills Collaborate on Wheat Innovations

Mandala Capital's portfolio company Arcadia Biosciences is collaborating with Ardent Mills, North American’s leading flour-milling and ingredient company, to develop and commercialize innovative wheat traits. Their first project focuses on extending the shelf life and improving the flavor of whole ...

Insights from the Food and Agriculture Investor Meet Symposium

Insights from the Food and Agriculture Investor Meet Symposium

Mandala Capital, in collaboration with The Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Invest India, the Government of India, and the Government of Gujarat hosted the first Food and Agriculture Investor Meet symposium at the Office of the Consulate General of India, ...

Arcadia News: Argentina Approves HB4 Stack with Herbicide Tolerance

Arcadia News: Argentina Approves HB4 Stack with Herbicide Tolerance

Verdeca, a joint venture between Mandala Capital's portfolio company Arcadia Biosciences and Bioceres receives approval to integrate HB4® drought tolerant Soybeans with terbicide tolerance in Argentina. This allows Verdeca to incorporate both glyphosate and glufosinate-ammonium tolerance into the HB4 trait.

Why investors will flock to food processing players

Why investors will flock to food processing players

Uday Garg of Mandala Capital had an exclusive interview with VC Circle on "Why investors will flock to food processing players".

Indian Agriculture on the Cusp of a Major Transformation

Indian Agriculture on the Cusp of a Major Transformation

Indian Agriculture: Ripe for a Transformation? Indian agricultural growth and the related sectoral investment opportunities have always held a promise of greatness that has, until now, remained an elusive destiny. For the year that ended March 2018, agriculture GDP grew by ...

Mandala looks at five exits prior to next round of fund raising

Mandala looks at five exits prior to next round of fund raising

Mandala Capital was featured in the Business Standard. "Mandala Capital, a private equity firm with focus on agri and food value chain investments in India, is expecting partial or full exits from around five companies out of the eight investments ...