FIRST CLOSE OF UTI STRUCTURED DEBT OPPORTUNITIES FUND BY UTI CAPITAL P LTD
Bangalore: UTI Capital Private Limited (“UTI Capital”), a 100% subsidiary of UTI Asset Management Company(“UTI AMC”),announced the first close of UTI Structured Debt Opportunities Fund I (“UTI SDOF 1”) on November 15, 2017. UTI SDOF 1 is a Category II Alternative Investment Fund (“AIF”) with a target corpus of Rs. 7,500 million (and an additional greenshoe option of Rs. 2,500 million). The capital commitments in the fund currently stand at more than Rs. 4800 million.
On the occasion, Mr Leo Puri, Managing Director, UTI AMC and Chairman of UTI Capital said, “We are pleased with the speed with which we were able to achieve a sizeable close for the first Alternative Investment Fund sponsored by UTI AMC. I appreciate the confidence that large sophisticated investors continue to repose in the UTI brand and also welcome the new investors into the UTI family. We will continue to bring innovative alternative products for our esteemed investors”
“Key investors have appreciated the tremendous opportunity in the Indian private debt space and the credit arbitrage opportunities that exist. Notably a significant portion of the current commitment has come from domestic and international institutional investors and family offices.” added Mr. Imtaiyazur Rahman, Group President & Chief Finance Officer, UTI AMC and Director of UTI Capital.
Mr Rohit Gulati, Managing Partner of UTI Capital continued, “This fund aims to fill a void in the mid-market, where traditional capital sources may not be readily available to many high quality and creditworthy borrowers due to various constraints. We seek to identify and create a portfolio of such borrowers through active origination, underwriting, monitoring and hence create value for our investors.”
“We have actively been originating and have a healthy pipeline of potential transactions. Our sweet spot is a transaction size of INR 500 – 1,500 million.” added Mr Shaurya Arora, Partner, UTI Capital.
UTI Capital is the alternatives vehicle for UTI AMC. It is also the Investment Manager of UTI Structured Debt Opportunities Trust, a Category II AIF which received its SEBI registration certificate in August 2017. UTI Structured Debt Opportunities Fund I is the first scheme of UTI Structured Debt Opportunities Trust.
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