Investors Unbowed About India

The terror attacks challenge the security of investments in the country's burgeoning economy. Yet, many say business as usual will return

Malon Wilkus knows what it is like to have a fleeting, but all-too-close brush with terror. The chief executive of the private-equity firm American Capital, based in Bethesda, Md., was visiting London last year and rode the subway to the same station that was ripped apart by a bomb blast one day later. Shaken as he was, Wilkus didn't change how his firm manages the $900 million fund it set up to invest in European companies. "The same goes for India," says Wilkus, whose firm has $150 million invested in Indian companies today.

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