CavinKare is a company that stared in 1983 as Chik India Private Ltd and since then has expanded into a brand deck that now has 13 brands in the FMCG category and two salon chains.

Basic Information

CavinKare is the 30-year old parent company behind brands like CHIK, Nyle, Karthika and Cavin’s that manufactures products in sectors like dairy, personal and professional care, food, snacks and beverages. The company is recognised by the Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research and has a 39000 sq. R&D space in Chennai. The company has a presence in more than 21 countries and has strategic partnerships with Coty Inc. for Adidas and Jovan brands and Hawpar International for Tiger Balm. CavinKare patronises a school in the coastal town of Cuddalore as well as the CK College of Engineering and Technology, also situated in Cuddalore. See more

Legal Name

:

CavinKare Pvt Ltd

Headquarters

:

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Founding Date

:

1983

No. of Employees

:

501 to 1000

Core Team

:
1.

CK Ranganathan

Founder, Chairman & MD

2.

Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan

Chief Executive Officer

Funding

Total Funding

$45.0M

Investors

:

1.

Chrys Capital

Detail Round Breakdown

Round 1

$45M

Series Name

:

PRIVATE-EQUITY

Date

:

Jun 2013

Investors

:
1.

Chrys Capital