TVS Capital Funds, a leading rupee capital private equity fund, is thrilled to announce that Naveen Unni has stepped into the role of Managing Partner.
20-year consulting veteran Naveen Unni specialises in company transformation, digital strategy, and leadership development. He managed the India sustainability practise and was the Chennai office’s Managing Partner at McKinsey & Company for 20 years. Naveen Unni’s addition to TVS finance’s executive team will strengthen its long-term goal of providing aspiring entrepreneurs with a stable finance platform.
Commenting on Naveen Unni’s appointment, Gopal Srinivasan, CMD, TVS Capital Funds, said, “Naveen [Unni] comes with global consulting experience with significant exposure to comprehensive business transformation and digital strategy initiatives. This is of deep value for us at TVS Capital, where we partner with next-gen entrepreneurs in business building, especially those in the venture growth stage. This assumes more significance as we are preparing the launch of our next fund, to be led by the expanded competent leadership team to offer comprehensive solutions to portfolio entities.”
Over the last 18 months, in preparation for Fund-4, TVS Capital Funds has fortified its leadership team by bringing on board Anuradha Ramachandran as Managing Partner – Investments, Krishna Ramachandran as Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, and Praveen Sridharan as Partner – Investments, and by promoting Gaurav Sekhri to Partner.
Naveen Unni, Managing Partner, TVS Capital Funds, said, “I am delighted by the opportunity to empower India’s NextGen entrepreneurs. What Gopal [Srinivasan] and the team have built over the past 15 years is exceptional – and the opportunity to join this mission to forge a leading Indian private capital institution with Gopal [Srinivasan], Anuradha [Ramachandran], Krishna [Ramachandran], and the rest of the TCF team is a privilege. I look forward to bringing my two decades’ experience in strategy and business transformation consulting and practice building, to support our business partners, our clients, and the TCF ecosystem.”
About TVS Capital Funds
TVS Capital Funds, with an AUM of ~₹2000 Cr, is preparing to launch its next growth fund soon, building upon its mission to empower tech-driven businesses. Its third fund backs top-quality next-gen entrepreneurs piloting technology-driven businesses in financial services and B2B/enterprise services and includes some industry leaders such as Go Digit, Five Star Business Finance, and Yubi (Cred Avenue).