Capital First

Capital First

FinTech Mumbai

Capital First Ltd (NSE: CAPF) is a leading Financial Institution in India focused on providing debt financing to MSMEs and Indian consumers. Capital First was founded in its current form in 2012 by Mr. V. Vaidyanathan by securing an equity backing of Rs. 8.10 bn from global Private Equity player Warburg Pincus, by way of buyout of an existing listed NBFC, and in the process the company got new shareholders, reconstituted a new board, started new business lines, and created a new brand and entity called Capital First. The founding theme of Capital First is that financing India’s 50 million MSMEs and its emerging middle class, with a differentiated model, based on new technologies provides a large and unique opportunity.