New Silk Route Growth Capital promotes one to partner

New Silk Route Growth Capital has promoted Arvind Malhan to partner. Malhan joined the Asia-focused private equity firm in 2010 as a principal.


NEW YORK, MUMBAI November 18, 2015 – New Silk Route Growth Capital (NSR) is pleased to announce the promotion of Arvind Malhan to Partner. Arvind joined the firm in 2010 as Principal and has made leading contributions to investing in and managing key investments including VRL Logistics, Varsity Education Management, Cafe Coffee Day, Ortel Communications, 9x Media and Nectar Lifesciences. Prior to joining NSR, Arvind served as Executive Director at JP Morgan Private Capital Asia, and Director of TVG Capital, the Asian private equity firm focused on telecom, media and information technology investments across Asia, where he started the firm’s India office and served on the boards of portfolio companies.

“Arvind has played an important role in investing in and managing portfolio companies such as VRL Logistics and Varsity Education Management,” said Parag Saxena, Founding General Partner and CEO.
NSR’s 1.4 billion USD Fund has seen four liquidity events this calendar year, including the IPOs of VRL Logistics, Ortel Communications and Café Coffee Day, and the sale of Destimoney Enterprises.

Arvind holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). At MIT, he received Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Sigma Xi honours. Currently, he serves as President of the MIT Club of Bangalore and is a Trustee of One Billion Literates Foundation, a non-profit initiative focused on imparting English literacy to underprivileged children. Arvind is a Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s India Leadership Initiative, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

About New Silk Route
New Silk Route is a leading Asia focused private equity growth capital firm with USD 1.4 billion under management and was originally founded in 2006. NSR’s Founding General Partner and CEO, Parag Saxena, has over 30 years of investment experience and has been named to the Forbes Midas Touch List of Top 100 investors for multiple years. NSR is supported by a strong team of Partners that are highly experienced investment professionals and operating experience with deep relationships in a multiple sectors including infrastructure, telecommunications, consumer services, financial services, logistics, F&B and renewable energy; and by its team of Senior Operating Advisors.