Fund Management

Burman GSC Fund Management is the investment & fund management vertical of Burman GSC, a joint venture of the Burman Family and Golden State Capital. We manage investments across real estate assets offering lucrative opportunity for individuals as well as institutional investors to avail the returns typically associated with Real Estate Assets through a well-managed and professional real estate focused fund platform.
As investors, we aim to generate attractive returns by following a structured, patient, measured, methodical and disciplined approach in our selection and scrutiny of assets coupled with scrupulous monitoring and well devised exit strategy.
By associating with us, our investors get access to depth and expertise of the entire team and leverage trust of one of the largest and oldest business houses of India. The Investment team at Burman GSC blends a 360 degree expertise enabling efficient management as well as monitoring of the assets invested in.
Adopting a cohesive approach, we work closely with our investors to provide innovative real estate investment avenues that captures the return expectation of the investors while systematically mitigating the downside risks with structured investment strategy.

‘Over 190 years of cumulative work experience with 80% corresponding to Investments, Fund Raising, Fund Management and Real Estate enable our investor’s investments into Real Estate and Emerging Sectors a true success’

Burman GSC Fund Management Pvt. Ltd. (“BGSCFM”) is a part of Fund Management arm of Burman GSC, which is promoted by Mr. Mohit Burman who belongs to one of the most reputed business groups of India, the Burman family and Mr.Sumit Nanda, a serial entrepreneur behind various business ventures such as Golden State Capital (‘GSC’), Dr.Fresh etc. Burman GSC Fund Management is organised around an integrated approach to finance real estate and emerging sectors including renewal power and disruptive technologies. This approach enables us to provide financing solutions across the entire capital structures i.e. private equity, structured / mezzanine equity, structured debt, senior secured debt etc BGSCFM believes that real estate is an essential component of any investment portfolio as it provides both diversification and long-term capital appreciation. The team has extensive experience underwriting primary fund investments, developing and managing properties, and investing in direct real estate through unique equity, structured and debt transactions. BGSCFM is a diversified Financial Services group renowned for its strong research based investment and advice. It focuses on long-term wealth creation for its clients, emphasizing attainment of superior long term compounding.

'We aim to create long term value portfolio for our customers and growth partners through deep understanding of Sectoral dynamics, Investment Structures and Portfolio Management experience'

Burman GSC Fund Management design structures, to provide differentiated solutions. Our investments are broadly derived from our approach to size of opportunity, quality of business, earnings growth and value creation opportunity.

In a nutshell we :

  • Aim to be a preferred name for long term India focus investments into Real Estate and Emerging Sectors
  • Have a singular focus on growth capital
  • Lay emphasis on selection of Investee Companies, Management mind-set and philosophy
  • Shares excellent rapport with large size private capital Investors including institutions and family offices
  • Serve Pension Funds, Endowments, SWFs, Family offices, Multi-managers and select HNIs

'Our Investment decisions revolves around the essence of capturing the return expectation while systematically mitigating the downside risks'

Every prudent investor seeks to buy a good business at attractive price that is run by a competitive management with high level of Integrity.
Investments are crucial implementation of the simple things during any market conditions that require character.
The core of the BGSCFM Advantage lies in its practice of the above or 'doing complex things in simple ways.’
The advantage of investing with Burman GSC Fund Management are:

  • Comprehensive understanding of Indian businesses and industries
  • Team bandwidth, experience and reach
  • Strong relationships and industry interfaces
  • Strong in-house proprietary research with in-depth knowledge of Financial and Operational leverages of Multi-sector
  • Disciplined approach to investments philosophy and process
  • Long term performance track record

Empanel with us and let us help take your business to next level of financial success.
We at Burman GSC Fund Management Pvt. Ltd. recognize the role of our advisors and channel partners in bridging the expectations and reality of our investors. To help advisors service our Investors and Clients better, we provide following support :

  • Training support (through Seminars and client meets based on distributor's needs)
  • Product updates on monthly basis
  • Joint Calls to key clients with Burman GSC Fund Management team as and when desired

Write to us at:

  • Mohit Burman
  • Sumit Nanda
  • Abhay Agarwal
  • Dinesh Kumar Mittal
  • Hardeep Sachdeva
Mohit Burman (Chairman)

Mohit Burman is a Director in Burman GSC Pvt. Ltd.
Mohit Burman did his schooling from Highgate School, London. He graduated from Richmond College London, in Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Economics in May 1989 (Double major: Marketing and General Management) and subsequently completed his Master of Business Administration degree, in December 1993, in Finance.
Mohit started his career with Welbeck Property Partnership London and then joined Dabur Finance Ltd. A company specializing in fund and fee based financial activities, as Senior Manager. Mohit played a pivotal role in expanding the group’s financial services business into Asset Management, Life Insurance and Pensions by setting up Aviva Life Insurance India with UK’s largest insurance Company Aviva. Besides being actively involved in expanding Dabur India’s presence in the overseas markets, Mohit has also played a critical role in the recent acquisition of Balsara’s Home and Hygiene business by Dabur India. Mohit also sits on the board of some prominent companies such as Aviva India, Dabur, Universal Sompo General Insurance, Elephant India Advisors, Esprito Santo Securities India, H & B Stores, K.P.H. Dream Cricket Pvt. Ltd., M.B. Finmart Pvt. Ltd. and Burman Finvest Pvt. Ltd, etc.

Sumit Nanda (Vice Chairman)

Sumit Nanda is serving as Vice-Chairman of Burman GSC Pvt. Ltd. He is currently based in Singapore and heads the Private Equity fund The Golden State Capital Pte Ltd. He has over 22 years of experience working in India and overseas. Sumit is a serial entrepreneur and the person behind many successful ventures such as Dr. Fresh Assets, Golden State Capital (‘GSC’) etc.
Currently GSC is active in investments in US & Asia. He has over 10 years of experience of development of Real Estate in India. He has promoted a 65 acre IT-SEZ, in joint venture with Ascendas. He has promoted a 9.5 acre Mixed-Use project currently being developed in sector 82A Gurgaon. He has developed a hotel in Delhi in JV with lemon tree hotels and holds an equity stake in Lemon Tree Hotels. He has been actively purchasing residential and commercial real estate assets in USA. He started his career with consumer goods and the company promoted by him today owns brands like Binaca , Reach, Fire fly worldwide and is master licensee for Pepsodent and Close-up for USA. In addition, Sumit is also involved in a technology start-up in the health and lifestyle segment.

Abhay Agarwal (Investment Committee Member)

Abhay Agarwal is currently serving as the Director of Burman GSC. He is a practicing Chartered Accountant based at Delhi. He is well experienced in the areas of accounting, finance, management and corporate advisory and his proficiency and competency in the said areas are asset to the Company. Abhay Agarwal was invited to join the Board of Directors in Polaris Financial Technology Limited (earlier Polaris Software Lab Limited) in May, 1995. He is a member of Audit Shareholders' Committee of the Company.
He is also a Director in companies engaged in various businesses like as in Elephant India Advisors (P) Ltd., Natures Bounty Wines & Allied Products (P) Ltd., H & B Stores Ltd., Dr. Fresh Property Development (P) Ltd., Dr. Fresh Health Care (P) Ltd., Lite Eat Out Foods (P) Ltd., Lite Bite Foods Pvt. Ltd., Dr. Fresh Buildcon (P) Ltd., Elephant India Finance (P) Ltd., Dr. Fresh SEZ Phase I (P) Ltd. Abhay Agarwal is director in many promoter group Companies of Dabur India Limited (some of them mentioned above) and looking after their finance and other management for a period of more than 25 years.

Dinesh Kumar Mittal (Independent Director & Investment Committee Member)

Dinesh Kumar Mittal is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of 1977 batch of UP cadre. He is a B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Physics) from University of Allahabad. During 36 years as a Public Servant he has had hands on experience in Infrastructure, Banking, Insurance, Pension, Finance, Corporate Governance, International Trade, Urban Development,Renewable Energy, Agriculture Development and Micro- Credit.
He was Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and also in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services. He has held Directorship in various CPSEs and Private organisations like IL&FS Infrastructure Development Corporation, Reserve Bank of India, SBI, Life Insurance Corporation of India, Exim Bank of India, IIFCL and IIFCL (UK).
He is an Eminent Speaker and visiting faculty at seminars, schools/universities, both within and outside of India on subjects including Banking & Finance, Insurance, Investments, and Corporate Governance etc.
Presently, Mr. Mittal is an Independent Director on the Board of HSBC AMC, Bharti Airtel Services, Balrampur Chini Mills and Max Life Insurance Company Limited.

Hardeep Sachdeva (Investment Committee Member)

Hardeep Sachdeva is a senior partner of AZB & Partners, India’s leading corporate M&A law firm which has offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune. Mr Sachdeva is economic graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce and law graduate from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University, he was admitted to the Indian Bar in 1995. With more than 20 years’ experience in corporate, M&A, he advises Indian as well as multinational clients and is consistently leading corporate and M&A lawyer.
Mr Sachdeva advises across several sectors including real estate, hospitality, industrial parks, e-commerce, retail, health care, technology, education, infrastructure, insurance, alcoholic beverages and others, and Mr Sachdeva has been associated with several landmark M&A and private equity investment transactions in such sectors and has done pioneering work.
Mr Sachdeva has been actively advising on various acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments and other financing transaction including listed debt securities within and outside India in both listed and unlisted companies. He advises clients on investment strategies, transaction structures and is involved in drafting and negotiating transaction documents for such investments and also on restructuring of companies.
Mr Sachdeva has been consistently ranked as leading corporate lawyer in India by some of the market’s most credible publications including The Legal 500 – Asia Pacific, Chambers Asia Pacific, Expert Guides, Who's Who Legal and others. Mr Sachdeva has been a member of governmental and other industry committees. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and Delhi High Court Bar Association. In 1995, he joined Ajay Bahl & Co, a Delhi-based corporate law firm and one of the predecessor firms that formed AZB & Partners in 2004. Mr Sachdeva has been a member of the firm since foundation. He is an Eminent Speaker and visiting faculty at various Business and Law Schools/universities and seminars, on subjects including corporate acquisitions, joint ventures, restructuring, foreign inward investment, corporate law, etc.