3i invests in Supreme’s BOT Road Projects

February 9, 2012

3i India Infrastructure Fund has entered into an agreement for an investment of around US$61 million. The investment is for a minority stake in a portfolio of road BOT companies of Supreme Infrastructure India Limited (“SIIL”). SIIL is a construction and infrastructure company in India, focused on roads, bridges, power, water, railways and civil construction and infrastructure among other activities, with its primary focus firmly in the roads and highway sector along with other verticals of infrastructure. Since it was set up in 1983, SIlL has established a strong track record in this sector, having built over 400km of highways, and with an order book currently standing at Rs5,700 crores of which unexecuted order book is Rs3,750 crores .SIIL was founded by Bhawani Shankar Sharma and is currently managed by his sons Vikram Sharma (MD) and Vikas Sharma (Whole Time Director).
Anil Ahuja, Managing Director and Head of 3i Asia, commented on the transaction: “SIBHPL offers us the opportunity to expand our presence in the road sector in India through a portfolio of high quality road BOT projects.

Source: www.constructionweekonline.in

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