Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2006 (Revised February 2007)

Rico Auto Industries: Raising Private Equity in India

by G. Felda Hardymon and Ann Leamon


The CEO of a publicly traded Indian auto components manufacturer must decide whether to accept an investment from a consortium of private equity firms. Describes the decision process for both the private equity investors and the entrepreneur and profiles the opportunities and risks in investing in India.

Keywords: Private Equity; Auto Industry; India;


Hardymon, G. Felda, and Ann Leamon. "Rico Auto Industries: Raising Private Equity in India." Harvard Business School Case 806-079, February 2006. (Revised February 2007.)