, a private equity investment manager, pioneered the establishment of ICICI Eco-Net Limited, a company promoted by the ICICI Bank
, the second largest bank of India. ICICI Eco-net was re-structured to merge with ICICI Venture, a company floated in 1988 as a joint venture between the ICICI Limited and the Unit Trust of India.
Ramnath has been the Managing Director & CEO of ICICI Venture since 2001. Under her leadership, ICICI Venture manages an aggregate corpus of $2,000,000,000 in private equity, buyouts, real estate and mezzanine assets.
During her career spanning over 20 years with the ICICI Group, Renuka has spearheaded various business initiatives. She began her career at the Merchant Banking division of ICICI and then headed the Corporate Finance and Equities businesses at ICICI Securities, an investment banking JV between ICICI and JP Morgan. She moved back to ICICI in 1997 to set up the Structured Finance business.
In 2000, she spearheaded the e-Commerce initiatives for the ICICI Bank group and built a solid foundation spanning the entire B2B, B2C and technology opportunities. Under her leadership, ICICI Venture has raised India Advantage Fund Series 2, a growth capital and buyout fund with a corpus of USD 810 million which is currently India's largest private equity fund. In 2005, ICICI raised a $550,000,000 real estate investment fund (REIT), one of India's largest REITs.
She has been profiled and included in many prestigious lists including the Top 25... Read More