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Madison Street Capital Facilitates Infusion of Seed Capital for Protract Consulting Private Limited

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Madison Street Capital Facilitates Infusion of Seed Capital for Protract Consulting Private Limited

India Based Start-Up to Focus on Education Management Outsourcing Services

Chicago/Gurgaon, India --September 2014 –Madison Street Capital acted as the exclusive advisor to Protract Consulting Private Limited of India in raising an initial infusion of seed capital from angel investors.  The announcement was made by Charles Botchway, CEO of Madison Street Capital, and the transaction was led by Jaydip Sinha, Managing Director at Madison Street Capital.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The Indian education system is composed of 1000 plus educational institutions across the country, that offer a diverse array of opportunities to students from a variety of backgrounds,” said Mr. Sinha.  “However, the education system is not working to address the critical needs in developing graduates that are fully prepared to drive business growth both domestically and internationally.  Our goal is to work with institutions to develop and restructure their infrastructure, curriculum and operational standards to position the next generation of students to succeed in a dynamic and evolving business environment.”

As an education management outsourcing company, Protract Consulting Private Limited will provide strategic advisory services to established educational organizations throughout India, including:

Ø  Academic and Corporate Restructuring

Ø  Accreditations

Ø  Awards & Accolades

Ø  Brand Management

Ø  Institutional Restructuring

Ø  E-Learning Platform Creation

Ø  Quality Certifications

Ø  Talent Incubator Creation

“Protract Consulting Private Limited brings strategic leadership to educational institutions that are seeking to leverage proven expertise in talent incubation, leadership development, and strategic management to fill the gaps in their current educational offerings,” said Yashpal Laroya, Director at Protract Consulting Private Limited.  “Without interfering in the current management control system of the organization, we will analyze the organization’s current situation and develop a plan to fit the needs of the individual institution.  Then we will work in partnership with the organization to achieve our mutually agreed upon goals.”

Mr. Sinha will play an integral role in the company’s operations, leveraging his vast experience as a visiting faculty at leading business schools across India, where he teaches students in a variety of areas, including Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Consumer Behavior, Quantitative Techniques and Project Management.  Additionally, he has recently joined the expert committee of Delhi IIT, has been inducted into the discussion panel for Policy Framework Consultation by IICA under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to advise on the formation of India's first Green Incubator, and has played a leading role in establishing the first investment banking certification program at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management in New Delhi.

“As an international corporate alliance partner, Madison Street Capital will leverage its experience as an international investment banking firm to share real world management, finance, valuation, and restructuring applications and best practices to assist in the development of comprehensive curriculums and programs for Protract Consulting Private Limited,” said Mr. Botchway.  “Jaydip has continued to be resource for students seeking to develop these skills through his affiliations and his work as a faculty member with educational institutions across India.  This new endeavor represents our shared commitment to developing the leaders of tomorrow and beyond.”

Protract Consulting Private Limited is also in the process of setting up India’s first Green Business School.  The Green Business School will offer five unique management courses in association with leading US based business schools and Madison Street Capital will play a key role along with key international and national personalities and institutions of global repute.

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About Protract Consulting Private Limited:

Protract EMO, an Education Management Outsourcing Company, is driven by a team of dynamic & highly experienced professionals from the Education & Corporate sectors that bring proven expertise and a defined understanding of the global higher education system. PROTRACT EMO provides strategic and integrated solutions geared towards the improvement of standards, systems, and revenues of Higher Education in India. PROTRACT EMO is a potential game changer, which will help educational institutions achieve Academic Excellence, Operational Excellence and Financial Excellence under a Single Strategic Advisory Services umbrella.Protract EMO sets a defined and logical mix of strategic management with financial and operational engineering capabilities to achieve inorganic growth within the shortest possible time. For additional information, please visit our website at: www.protractemo.com.

About Madison Street Capital:

Madison Street Capital is an international investment banking firm that provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory, financial advisory, financing services, valuation services, and operational improvement and restructuring services to public and private businesses as well as asset managers.  Madison Street Capital has focused expertise in partnering with middle-market firms to successfully navigate complex transactions and successfully assist clients in optimizing the potential of their organizations.  Madison Street Capital’s experienced professionals serve clients across the globe from offices in North America, Asia, and Africa.  For additional information, please visit our website at www.madisonstreetcapital.com  or give us a call at 312-529-7000.