Temasek Holdings, Singapore
Temasek is a global investment company focused on delivering sustainable returns in the long-term. In 2014, the Singaporean state holding company invested Rs. 250 crore for a significant minority stake in StarAgri. It was the company's first investment in the Indian agri-logistics services space.
Investcorp is a leading global manager of alternative investments with six lines of businesses, including: private equity, real estate, absolute return investments, infrastructure, credit management, and strategic capital. StarAgri received a strategic equity investment of Rs. 150 crore from Investcorp (formerly IDFC Private Equity) in 2012 for a significant minority stake.
The funds have enabled StarAgri to develop a world-class agri-infrastructure like warehouses, supply chain and logistics facilities with a pan-India footprint, charting our next phase of growth.
With a key focus on building efficiencies in the agri value chain, the company has invested in acquiring international best practices like silo based storage, mechanized sorting of agri-produce and technology to ensure real time inventory and risk management.