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Impact Case Study: KPR Mill Limited

Posted on: 19 Oct 2012


Blue River Capital invested INR1.05 billion (US$23.6 million) in 2006 for a minority stake in the company.

  • Company Headquarters: India
  • Business focus: Textiles and Apparel
  • Revenue: INR12.8 billion (US$230 million)



  • Blue River Capital designed a business plan to strengthen KPR Mill’s budget process and improve cost monitoring

  • One of Blue River Capital’s Limited Partners with experience in textiles has introduced the company to international clients and currently advises KPR Mill on industry best practices

  • Blue River Capital proposed investments to increase automation and shift to large-scale, high-volume equipment, raising EBITDA margins to twice the industry average, and propelling KPR Mill into the top five Indian textile firms by sales and profits

  • KPR Mill provides housing, vocational training programs and recreational facilities for its employees, improving worker productivity and limiting turnover to a fraction of the industry average

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