About Us


Arthveda Fund Management Pvt. Ltd. (AVFM or Arthveda) was established in 2005 and was earlier known as DHFL Venture Capital India Pvt. Ltd.(DHFLVC). A new management took over Arthveda in 2010 and the strategic vision of DHFLVC was expanded to include (but not limited to) alternative asset classes, including, private equity, infrastructure, debt and fixed income funds, listed equities and traded markets besides real estate. DHFLVC was renamed as Arthveda to better reflect this change and the company’s expanded vision. Arthveda is an associate company of Dewan Housing Finance Co. Ltd. (DHFL)–the third largest home mortgage finance company in India. DHFL is listed on BSE & NSE and has been rated CARE AA+, BWR FAAA & CRISIL P1 indicating high standards of business management.

Guiding Principle – Value Investing

Value investing was pioneered by Ben Graham, the investment guru of Warren Buffet and is based on three basic principles of Search strategy, Valuation strategy and Discipline & patience. Value Investing is normally applied and well understood in stock market and equity investing. The basic mantra of Value Investing is that a discount in intrinsic value gives you “margin-of-safety”. 

The low risk is there because of the margin-of-safety and high returns are automatic as one pays a low price and therefore in contrast to the well-known principle of finance, “high return and high risk,” this gives “high returns with low risk.”

Arthveda’s investing philosophy is based on “Value Investing” in real estate. Most likely this is one of the first opportunistic real estate funds in the world to be based on Value Investing.