New Silk Route is a growth capital firm focused on India, the sub-continent and other rapidly growing economies of Asia. NSR was founded in 2006 with commitments over a billion dollars from a blue chip roster of Institutional and other investors.
Led by Parag Saxena, CEO and Co-Founder, NSR is backed by an experienced team of professionals and senior advisors with operational, business and investment expertise in several lucrative growth sectors. NSR’s Leadership and senior advisory team members have helped inspire, build, transform and lead companies worldwide.
NSR has invested in telecommunications, education, financial services, media & telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, renewable energy and consumer services.
In telecommunications sector, for example one of NSR’s investments in a 200 telecom towers strong company in 2007 has grown in size and scope to a 5000 plus tower company with a standing in the industry. An investment in a housing finance company which NSR has now exited, saw a multifold growth in housing loans, reduction in non-performing assets and a truly innovative and pioneering public-private partnership. NSR’s investment in robust area of logistics in India demonstrates the value of growth capital in key infrastructure sectors.
Over the years, NSR has recognized the value of holding control positions guided by operational excellence from its team members in order to make a real difference.