The Varhad Group was set up to meet the drastic need of professional advice to SMEs looking to access growth capital and expand business. The vision is to pull 1m Indians out of poverty through direct and indirect employment offering sustainable income over the next 10 years. We plan to execute the transformation through 1,000 SGBs, this should include 100 women entrepreneurs and 100 SC/ST entrepreneurs. Varhad Group has three entities – Varhad Investment Managers; Varhad Capital, and Varhad Financial Consultancy Services.

  • Varhad Investment Managers focuses on alternative asset management. VIM has launched its debut INR5bn DICCI SME Fund, India’s first SEBI registered social impact investment fund.
  • Varhad Capital, the investment banking arm helps SMEs raise equity and structured debt (domestic as well as foreign) funding. It also specializes in M&A and financial restructuring for SMEs.
  • Varhad Financial Consultancy Services is covering 90 Small Cap companies listed on BSE, along with 5 BSE-SME Exchange listed companies for the oldest stock exchange of Asia. We have one of the best research capabilities. Its outsourced professionals program has received appreciation from SMEs.

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What's New

(I) We have become signatory of UNPRI.

(II) Our MD Mr Dahapute with Mr Anthony Bugg- Levine at Sankalp-Africa Summit in Nairobi.

(III) Varhad Capital is now SEBI registered 'Investment Advisor' for SGBs.

(IV) Our MD, Mr. Prasad Dahapute with Mr. Madan Mohan Mittal, Hon. Minister for Industries, Commerce, Technical Education and Industrial Training, Govt of Punjab.

(V) SIDBI, largest financial institution in SME lending, has made Varhad Capital its accredited consultant for SGBs loan facilitation and syndication.

(VI) India Mittelstand conference organised by The Varhad Group on 4th sept 2013.

(VII) Varhad Investment Managers team (Managers DICCI SME Fund) meets Mr.S.K. Roy Chairman, LIC India.

(VIII) DICCI SME Fund was launched at the auspicious hands of Shri P. Chidambaram, Hon. Finance Minister, Government of India on 6th June 2013 at Taj Palace.

(IX) He also released our report on the new Public Procurement Policy 'MSME : The opportunity Knocks' on this occasion.

(X) DSF Launch Coverage