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Thu, 9 Mar 2023 | ANI News
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Kauvery Hospitals receives USD 70 million investment from private equity fund managed by IIFL AMC for a minority stake

Sri Kauvery MedicalCare (India) Limited has successfully raised equity funding of USD 70 mn from private equity fund managed by IIFL Asset Management Limited for a minority stake.

One of the leading hospital chains in South India, spearheaded by Dr S Chandrakumar and Dr S Manivannan, has built a strong foothold in its focus markets of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over two decades and has emerged as one the leading hospital chains in South India. Established in 1999 as a 30-bedded hospital, it has scaled its presence to a network of 8 facilities comprising 1,500 beds spread across six cities viz. Chennai, Trichy, Bangalore, Salem, Hosur and Tirunelveli. The Company has been backed by reputed Indian and global investors viz. Lightrock and Dr. GSK Velu's family office, to achieve its current scale and market positioning. The hospital network offers a high-quality comprehensive care across specialties with a strong focus on cardiology, oncology, neurology, renal sciences, orthopaedics, and organ transplants, amongst others.

"Our investment in Kauvery Hospitals underlines IIFL AMC's increasing focus on investment in the healthcare businesses that offer comprehensive and affordable care to a broader set of patients," said Nidhi Ghuman, Sr. EVP at IIFL AMC. "Kauvery has strived to stay abreast in identifying the gaps in affordability and accessibility of healthcare services, and consequently leveraged its capabilities to fill those spaces in its focus markets. We're thrilled to be partnering with a stellar leadership and their management team to further scale their reach across South India," she added.