While investing in emerging markets may come with a lot of risks, the strategy has paid off well for Bhanu Choudhrie and his company C&C Alpha Group. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the venture capital firm also has offices in the United States, India, and the United Arab Emirates. Since Bhanu Choudhrie founded the company back in 2001, the billionaire has managed to grow it into an investment giant that is known on an international level. While the company that he runs is impressive enough, he has been recognized for the efforts that he has made on a personal and business level by organizations such as the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards. In 2008, the billionaire was named the Entrepreneur of the Year.
A diverse portfolio is something that has kept the business of Bhanu Choudhrie going strong over the years. While C&C Alpha Group may invest in a variety of different industries across the globe, they also know it’s important to invest in a strong and diverse staff that will help build the company even more. He knows that a strong team can bring a business to the next level and he enjoys being able to recognize the efforts that his team makes on a regular basis. Some of the industries that C&C Alpha Group has invested in include banking, health care, aviation, Bollywood production companies, and many more. Each investment gives Bhanu Choudhrie another opportunity to meet interesting people around the world which is something that he appreciates being able to do.
When asked about the biggest investment risk that Bhanu Choudhrie ever took, he brings up when C&C Alpha Group made the decision to buy an airline based in India. Air travel was not popular at the time in the country and most people used long train rides to get to where they needed to go. While the investment may have been a large risk, he managed to help grow the airline industry in India to what it is today. Business acumen runs in his family as he comes from several generations of successful businesspeople.