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Rajesh Joins Nereus Capital as an MD

Rajesh C. has joined Nereus Capital as an MD. Nereus Capital is a renewable energy-focused private equity fund in India. Previoulsy, Rajesh was head of investments of PTC India Financial Services Ltd. and Green Infra Ltd. Northern Lights Capital Group is a strategic investor in Nereus.

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Nereus Capital, a leading renewable energy-focused private
equity fund, today announced that Rajesh C. has joined the India-based investment
advisor to the fund as a Managing Director. In his new role, Mr. Rajesh will help identify
investment opportunities in the Indian renewable energy sector that offer what Nereus
believes will be strong risk-adjusted return opportunities for investors.
Mr. Rajesh’s unique experience spans both developing and financing Indian
renewable energy projects. Prior to joining Nereus, he served as Head of Investments of
PTC India Financial Services Limited and Green Infra Limited, an Indian renewable
energy producer. Over the past 12 years, he has been involved in 12 power sectorrelated
transactions representing US $340 million aggregate capital and 1,800 MW
cumulative power generation capacity. Mr. Rajesh personally led eight transactions in
the renewable energy sector representing US $280 million of aggregate capital and
1,420 MW of cumulative power generation capacity.
“Mr. Rajesh brings an impressive track record of investing in and developing
Indian renewable energy projects including over 1,200 MW of aggregate capacity
across wind, biomass, solar, and hydro-electric projects,” says Jonathan Winer,
Managing Director of Nereus Capital. “We are delighted to add his experience and
insight.”
While with Green Infra, Mr. Rajesh led an investment team that built an operating
asset pipeline of over 164 MW, making the company among the fastest growing
renewable power producers in India. At the Power Trading Corporation, he was
responsible for setting up the financial services and private equity practice and for
leading investments in the Indian Energy Exchange and in the biomass and wind
sectors.
“Nereus offers a unique investment platform that combines both a proven private
equity team with an extensive track record in India and a sector-focused team, enabling
the fund to pursue differentiated investment opportunities,” said John Zimmerman,
Managing Director of Northern Lights Capital Group, a strategic investor in Nereus
Capital.
“The Indian renewable energy market is growing rapidly. With more than a
decade in the market in both operational and investing roles, Mr. Rajesh is well
positioned to contribute to the success of Nereus going forward,” Zimmerman added.
About Nereus Capital:
Nereus Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in renewable energy and
clean technology in India. The Nereus team has a significant realized track record
investing in Indian private equity, and an extensive history of developing and financing
Indian renewable energy companies. For more information please visit
www.nereuscap.com.
About Northern Lights Capital Group, LLC
Northern Lights Capital Group is dedicated to identifying and collaborating with leading
boutique asset managers exhibiting exceptional investment skill with client-oriented
business cultures. We apply our strategic resources, including operating capital,
institutional distribution, access to seed capital, and operational expertise to help our
partner companies excel. For more information please visit www.nlcg.com .