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Warburg Pincus looks to McKinsey for new India MD

Warburg Pincus poaches Leo Puri to fill a gap created by the departure of Pulak Prasad in late 2006.
Warburg Pincus has hired Leo Puri from McKinsey to enhance the focus of the private equity firm on India.

Some of Warburg PincusÆ most lucrative Asia investments have been in India. The firmÆs returns from its investment in Sunil MittalÆs telco, Bharti now Bharti Airtel, are widely regarded as unleashing a flood of private equity money into India, as other firms tried to emulate the Warburg Pincus experience. More recently, Warburg Pincus was an investor in WNS Holdings, IndiaÆs first business process outsourcing BPO company to be listed on the NYSE. It multiplied the value of its investment when WNS listed last year.

In late 2006, Pulak Prasad, Warburg Pincus managing director...
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