Associated Companies

Helix Investments

Helix Investments is an India-focused investment pool backed by the Cullman and Bloomingdale families. It seeks to make investments of $10 - $20 million in companies still in their growth stage. Highly flexible, Helix will invest in both private and public equity. It has a research-driven philosophy and is focused on long term value. Unlike private equity funds, its capital has no expiration date. Sectors of particular interest include the following: - Consumer and FMCG - Logistics and infrastructure companies - Education-related companies Visit for more information.


Bloomingdale Properties Inc. is an investment and real estate company. It was founded by Sam, Hiram and Irving Bloomingdale about 80 years ago to manage the family assets after they sold the Bloomingdale Department Store but retained ownership of the land and building. The family office has been an active investor in all classes of investments throughout its existence with particular emphasis on real estate, private equity and hedge fund investments. John Ernst is chairman and president of Bloomingdale Properties, Inc. and John Fletcher is executive vice president and chief operating officer. Visit the Bloomingdale Properties web site for more information.