History of the Investment Advisor

White Oak Capital Management Consultants LLP (“White Oak India” or “the Investment Advisor”) is a Mumbai-based boutique investment management and investment advisory firm domiciled in India.

It was formed in June 2017 by Mr. Prashant Khemka, former CIO and Lead Portfolio Manager of India Equity and Global Emerging Markets Equity at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

White Oak India holds an Investment Advisory License and Portfolio Manager Licence issued by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

The Investment Advisor currently provides investment advisory services to Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust plc’s Mauritius-domiciled Investment Manager, Acorn Asset Management Ltd (“AAML”), which is an affiliate of the Investment Advisor. AAML manages an offshore fund (India Acorn Fund) and a separate mandate for investments in Indian equity markets.

AAML is a private company with limited liability incorporated in June 2017 under the laws of Mauritius, holding a Category 1 Global Business License and a CIS Manager License issued by the Financial Services Commission (“FSC”), Mauritius, and whose principal objective is to conduct business of an investment manager. AAML is 100% owned by White Oak Capital Partners Pte, Singapore (“White Oak Singapore”).

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