Why Amplus?

Why invest with Amplus ?

Institutional backing Promoted by a leading business house (Market Cap >$1.4bn) and eminent professionals who have built successful businesses
  • Founder: Mr. Sanjay Lalbhai, CMD of Arvind Ltd
  • Co-founders:
    • Mr. Jayesh Shah, CFO and Director of Arvind Ltd
    • Mr. Rohit Choksi, Founding Partner of G.K.Choksi & Co
Real Estate development expertise Promoters are providing leadership to real estate projects admeasuring >5 mn sqft across India
Credible track record Managing two funds with combined Assets Under Management of >Rs. 400 crs
  • Amplus Realty Fund - I
    • 8 investments across 4 cities (2.5 mn sqft - Net saleable area, Rs. 1400 crs - Portfolio turnover)
    • 1 full exit (48% IRR, 2.38x multiple); 4 part-exits
    • Amount equivalent ~55% of capital is distributed
  • Amplus Realty Fund - II
    • Announced first closure in Jun'16; > 75% of investors from ARF - I reinvested with ARF-2
    • 2 investment in 2 cities; strong deal pipeline
Focus on Mid-segment housing Niche approach to focus on mid-segment residential investments in city-centric locations with strong end-user demand and faster turnaround period
  • Ticket size of Rs. 20-40 crs per investment
  • 2-5 lac sqft area under development per project
  • Avoiding investments in large townships, ultra-luxury projects and plotted developments
Experienced management team Managed by a highly skilled team with relevant experience in fund management and real estate
Strong network Wide network and deep relationships with developers and investment bankers; it helps in identifying right projects and maintaining a strong deal pipeline

Investment Focus and Rationale

Focus of Amplus Rationale
Size of Project Small scaled projects with shorter gestation period Easier to monitor and liquidate
Ticket Size Small ticket value transactions Increased deal flow in this space due to limited competition
Target Cities End User Demand driven markets Increased inflow of jobs in these cities to generate adequate demand
Instrument Both Debt as well as Equity Cater to developer requirements
Monitoring of Project Active Monitoring Provide value and control profitability and delays
Stage of Investment Land Acquisition, Post Approvals, Last Mile Generate value at all stages of investments
Segment Mid-segment projects Focus on middle class where demand for housing is high

Investing in a Real estate fund

Investing in real estate funds not only secures real estate investments in a better way, but also provides potential for higher returns. The Fund ensures that its entry point in a project is substantially lower than the traditional entry points of real estate investments and hence provides extra margin of safety to the investment.

  • Real estate Direct investing
  • Real estate Investment through DVCF
  • Spreading to geographies having potential to deliver better returns
  • Power of collective negotiations with developer
  • Securing first repayment of capital out of project
  • Higher degree of due diligence
  • Diversification of the investee developer
  • Effective Project monitoring and Control