Kaizen Private Equity II
Kaizen Private Equity is India’s first Education focused fund.
Type of investment
- Local economic growth
- Private sector consolidation/innovation
- Access to basic services & goods
Investment Companies & Funds
Kaizen Private Equity II
The Fund is focused on the education sector of emerging South and South East Asia and is a follow-on to Kaizen Private Equity I (Fund I) with a similar sectoral approach. The Fund is a 10 year, closed-end fund with a USD 125 m target size. First closing was on 10.03.2017, followed by a second closing in December 2017.
The Fund will invest in education, defined as core education (e.g. K-122 schooling, colleges), parallel education (e.g. pre-school, test preparation) and education enabling services (e.g. technologies, books, Edtech, finance, student housing etc.) in South and South East Asia, with focus on India (50% of the transactions). The Fund’s investees will target to (lower) middle income population.
Local economic growth
provision of long term growth capital to SMEs (in the education sector); employment creation
Private sector consolidation/innovation
Education is an underfunded sector in South/South East Asia. Bridging the disparity between public and private schools is a major goal of Kaizen
Access to basic services & goods
improved access to quality education
Education represents a major solution to reduce inequality among society members and empowers women’s position. Kaizen actively promotes female education, female employability and empowerment through its investments.
Made possible through this investment
Ace Creative Learning
Regional leader in test preparation and secondary education management.
India's leading training provider for international certifications in Finance and Analytics.
Get Ahead brings professional services and innovative solutions to meet the needs of educational corporates and students.
Cloud platform for the Connected Classroom.
Delivers a certification course in Big Data and Analytics that has been ranked among the top 3 in the world by CIO magazine.
Gujarat's largest school management company.
Founding Years (Klay)i
India's largest premium pre-school and daycare chain.
Toppr is India's leading after-school learning app on a mission to make learning personalised.
Transforming Affordable Education in India.
WizIQ (authorGEN TECHNOLOGIES)
Global platform used by over 400,000 educators to teach online.