GEAR is promoted by two private equity investment funds, Berggruen Holdings and Cycladic Capital.
Berggruen Holdings manages in excess of US$2 billion of net assets and has 8 investment offices globally. In India, it invests between US$ 20 – 100 million in start up ventures, private equity, secondary market and real estate. Berggruen has committed US$ 300 million and has already invested US$ 100 million in India.
Over $500 million in investment opportunities in small and mid sized public and private companies predominantly in Europe. Cycladic has significant experience investing in the equipment rental business on a global basis. The Firm was the core investor in Ashtead plc and Lavendon plc, is the promoter of GEAR and has recently seeded an equipment rental business in Nigeria.