Opportunity to invest in financial services with an Anglo- Indian investment strategy

Opportunity to invest in financial services with an Anglo- Indian investment strategy

 

We are building a financial services group that believes in ‘responsible wealth creation.’

 

We are developing our company on a robust platform of experienced entrepreneurial management team, well thought out business plan and extensive use of technology to deliver a resilient and responsible business model.

 

We are a mainstream impact investment company investing in projects that deliver measurable environmental and social impact whilst delivering market-rate returns. Planet People and Profit or the ‘Triple P Bottomline’.

About Us

Financial Services Group

Red Ribbon Asset Management was established in 2007 as an unlisted Financial Services Group Holding Company.

Growth Market of India

Red Ribbon is developing its business model in Growth Markets with initial focus on India, allowing the UK and worldwide investors to access investment opportunities in the world’s fastest-growing economy.

Business Model

Red Ribbon is developing various verticals in the financial services sector by taking best practices from the UK to Growth Markets such as India. It has developed three verticals: fund management, venture capital, and Fintech and is develop banking and insurance verticals.

Responsible Wealth Creation

The company’s values are based on Mainstream Impact Investment, which is to invest in projects that deliver measurable environmental and social impact whilst delivering market-rate return – Planet, People and Profit – known as the Triple P Bottom Line.

Long Term Vision

The company’s approach to investment is taking a long term position in all its investments and has a 40-year view on the Indian market.

Alignment with Stakeholders

Red Ribbon’s directors are fully aligned with its stakeholders with a personal investment in every project undertaken.

Experienced Team

The company was founded by a team of entrepreneurs, financial advisors and senior corporates with several decades of experience gained in finance, insurance and real estate.

Global Presence

Headquartered in London, the Group has an international presence in Gibraltar, Mauritius and in India namely Mumbai, Pune, and Kochi.

Our Team

Board of Directors

Paul Rodker – Chairman

  • 42 years experience as an independent financial adviser
  • Member of the investment committee of a family office
  • Founding shareholder

Suchit Punnose – Chief Executive Officer

  • Founder of the company
  • Serial entrepreneur
  • 23 years of experience in investments, real estate and ventures in India and the UK

Arvid Pedersen – Chief Operations Officer

  • 30 years in life and pension industry
  • 10 years at Legal & General
  • Shareholder

Zulfi Khan – Non-Executive Director

  • Involved in overseas residential real estate projects
  • Worked previously with JP Morgan in credit risk management
  • Founding shareholder & represents family office investment

Zulfi Khan – Non-Executive Director

  • Involved in overseas residential real estate projects
  • Worked previously with JP Morgan in credit risk management
  • Founding shareholder & represents family office investment

Operations Team

Asvini Krishnamoorthy – Accounts Assistant

Krishika Parekh – Junior Associate

Priyanka Shah – Accounts Manager

Snehal Kajar – Share Administration

Victoria McDonald – Executive Assistant

Vishal Puri – Group Financial Controller

65+

Years of cumulated experience as entrepreneurs

80+

Years of cumulated experience as within the financial and insurance industry

Incubation Process

Business Divisions

DISTRIBUTION

Red Ribbon Capital Partner Limited – Currently in discussions to appoint a global head of distribution of a large fund house to distribute the Group’s investment products.

VENTURE CAPITAL

We incubate scalable projects via direct investments in growth markets with an initial focus on India.

  • Franchising modular technology into growth markets
  • India’s first and world’s largest factory under construction
  • Indian subsidiary listed on BSE
  • Listing on Standard List of LSE planned for 2019
  • World’s first carbon-neutral premium value hotel brand of its kind
  • 10,000 room roll out in 10 years
  • Prototype trading since 2012 in Kochi, Kerala
  • Listing on Standard List of LSE planned for 2019

FUND MANAGEMENT

Red Ribbon Fund Management Limited is a subsidiary, which is regulated by the Gibraltar FSC as a Small AIFM.

GIBRALTAR

We provide white-label fund solutions for recently launched:

A VC fund investing in Sub-Sahara Africa

A fund investing blockchain, AI and IoT

LUXEMBOURG

We are currently applying for MiFID II license in Spain consequent to Brexit. Two new funds are shortly going to be launched:

  • Red Ribbon RE RISE Indian Real Estate Fund – SIF
  • A JV between German developer RE RISE and French fund manager Hamberg Capital
  • €200 million target with €30 million commitment
  • Red Ribbon Indian Equities Fund – UCITS V
  • Multi-manager fund

FINTECH

Our Fintech division’s intent is to develop technology that provides for an inclusive platform for people to participate in financial services.

CROWDFUNDING

  • Cross border crowdfunding platform
  • Initial target is ex-pat Indians in the UK who wish to invest in Indian startups
  • Technology development nearing completion
  • Applying for FCA regulation in 2020
  • White labeling the technology to distribute in Growth and Emerging markets
  • Exploring listing on Standard List on LSE as the first crowdfunding platform on the capital market

ROAD ADVISOR

  • Launching development of a proprietary technology platform in 2020
  • Use of DLT/Blockchain, Machine Learning, and Big Data to provide low cost, intuitive investment advice platform

BANKING

A challenger bank that offers app-based services to Indians in the UK and for Indians investing abroad.

  • Applying for full banking license in Gibraltar
  • Former head of one of India’s largest banks who successfully delivered an app for the bank joining as CEO
  • Former global head of HSBC premier as NED
  • Former MD of Bradford & Bingley as NED
  • Former head of compliance of Credit Suisse, Gibraltar as head of compliance
  • Use of AI, blockchain and machine learning

INSURANCE

In 2021, we plan to complete our range of verticals by launching our own insurance company.

British designed modular buildings manufactured in India to cater to UK/EU and India markets.

Concept

Global franchise to develop the use of proven British steel modular technology to construct buildings such as hotels, student accommodations, offices, hospitals and residential in growth markets and developed economies.

The First Factory
  • Location: Indapur, Pune District, Maharashtra State
  • Land: 160,000 sq.m
  • Cost: £15 million
  • Capacity: 200,000 sq.m per annum
  • Construction started: Q4 2017
  • Completion estimated: Q1 2020
Achievements
  • Business Model validated by Mott MacDonald
  • Senior team of British construction experts appointed
  • £7.5 million raised and £7.3 million debt syndicated via Indian banks
  • Marquee investors in the Indian subsidiary
  • Indian subsidiary listed on BSE
  • £75 million order pipeline
  • Several residential projects in the UK
Markets
  • India
  • UK
  • EU
  • BRICS
  • N-11 Economies

Provider: Vision Modular Systems UK Ltd (images of courtesy)
Location: Wembley, London
No. of Modules: 679
No. of Beds: 580
No. of Storeys: 29
Key Info: Tallest, modular student housing building in Europe Second, tallest modular building in the World

Next step

At the UK level, Modulex Group aims to build a design centre in Wakefield (the heart of the British offsite construction) and to be listed on the LSE to enhance visibility and secure large orders.

Long term vision

Modulex Group vision is to build 20 factories in 15 countries in BRICS and N-11 economies.

Executive Management Team

Giles Price – Group CEO

  • 30 years in the construction industry
  • Former Programme Director of Heathrow Airport and responsible for construction of Terminal 5
  • Under NDA and can disclose name and credentials to incoming investors

Ajay Palekar – Managing Director

  • 35 years in manufacturing, logistics and supply chain
  • Managed over 6,500 personnel
  • Operations expert. Have worked for US companies in India

Supervisory Board

Suchit Punnose – Founder and Chairman

  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Founder of Red Ribbon Asset Management Plc
  • 15 years of experience in investments, real estate and ventures in India and the UK

Richard Ogden – Advisor to the Board

  • 50+ year experience in construction industry
  • Former chairman of Buildoffsite
  • Experience in both public and private sectors

World’s first carbon neutral premium value hotel brand of its kind.

Concept

Eco Hotels is the world’s first carbon-neutral premium value hotel brand of its kind. Its aim is to create a £1 billion premium value hotels that support sustainable hospitality without compromising on standards where all fine elements of hospitality can be delivered to a guest without causing harm to the planet.

Market
  • India
  • Tier II-III cities mainly
  • Mid-market segments (2-3 stars)
The First Prototype
  • Location: Kochi, Kerala State,
  • Opening: June 2012
  • Rooms: 16 (4 doubles – 12 singles)
  • Area: 5,100 sq.ft
  • Facilities: fully air-conditioned, laundry, internet connection in all rooms, complementary breakfast
The Roll-Out Plan Phase I:
  • Acquisition of existing hotels on lease, refurbish and rebrand on Eco Hotels brand standards
  • Increase inventory up to 400 keys by the end of Year 1 Phase II:
  • Start trading in new build properties (initial target of 2,100 keys) Total inventory up to 7,290 keys in Year 5
Achievements
  • Proven and senior management team from the western and Indian hospitality industry
  • Business model validated by Knight Frank India
  • Brand standards tested on prototype and ready for roll-out
  • First prototype Ecolodge for brand test trading since 2012 in Kochi, Kerala
Next Step

Eco Hotels is seeking pre-IPO funding to start phase I and acquire existing properties, refurbish, rebrand and operate on a lease of up to 1,100 rooms by 2020-21 and to be listed on LSE.

Long Term Vision

On a medium-term, Eco Hotels is to roll out new build properties using steel modular building and to increase inventory up to 7,290 in 2025 which translates into 105 hotels. The Group intends to have 15,220 keys in operation by 2030.

Executive Management Team

Abhijeet Umathe – Chief Executive Officer

  • 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry
  • Worked with Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, Hyatt, Kamat Group Hotel
  • Led several hotel transactions in India

Suchit Punnose – Founder and Chairman

  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Founder of Red Ribbon Asset Management Plc
  • 15 years of experience in investments, real estate and ventures in India and the UK

Supervisory Board

Dev Anand – Non-Executive Director

  • 45 years of experience in the hospitality industry and owner of boutique hotel sales agency
  • Founder of the very first hotel booking agency in the UK called Expotel in 1972
  • Pioneered database for serviced apartments globally

Daniela Wagner – Non-Executive Director

  • Director of International Partnerships, Jacobs Media Group
  • Co-Founder E-Waterways
  • Board Member – PATA
  • Former Vice President, Corporate Affairs of WTTC

A UK regulated cross border crowd unding platform for expats to invest in their home country.

Concept

CrowdInvest is a cross-border investment platform for the UK and overseas investors seeking to invest in India. It gives investors as well as the opportunity to benefit from the Indian current positive and creative business growth trend.

Market

CrowdInvest targets customers and investors from the UK and overseas looking for investment opportunities in India as well as entrepreneurs, startups and growth and venture stage Indian companies working to attract investment.

Achievements
  • Senior management team appointed
  • Technology already developed
  • Website already live
  • IOS and Android app completed
  • Tech partners secured: Onfido, MangoPay, and AWS
Next step

The platform is seeking Pre Series A funding to deliver proof of business model by subscribing users, identifying businesses and raising capital for at least 5 projects. Funding will also be used to launch an Initial Token Offer to expand the platform in other countries.

Long term vision

The long term vision is to roll out to a new territory starting with the Middle East, then the USA, UAE, Hong Kong, and Singapore. The Company will also be adding other asset class and investment offerings, which will allow investors to diversify all of their investable income via Crowdinvest.

We are a small Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).

Red Ribbon Fund Management Team

John Sheath – Chairman

  • Internationally experienced Chartered Director and independent non-executive director
  • Former Managing Director at Bradford & Bingley International
  • Founder of Isle of Man independent register for NEDs

Suchit Punnose – Managing Director

  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Founder of Red Ribbon Asset Management Plc
  • 15 years of experience in investments, real estate and ventures in India and the UK

Marcus Wohlrab – Director

  • 30 years experience in the international banking industry
  • Worked before at UBS, Woody Gundy, and Paine Webber
  • Former Executive Vice President at NASDAQ and EASDAQ
  • Co-founder of Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX Limited)

William Prescott – Non-Executive Director

  • Entrepreneur with several founded and successfully exited technology-based ventures
  • Investor in early-stage ventures
  • Expertise in innovation system’s architecture, impact investment, sustainability, and business model innovation

Carlos Martins – Head of Compliance

  • 28 years of experience in international private banking and wealth management
  • Worked with SG Hambros Bank and Credit Suisse
  • Swiss Certified Financial Planning Expert
×