A Morgan Stanley mutual fund has once again marked down its investment in Flipkart, cutting another 38.2% off its valuation of the India-based e-commerce marketplace.
American Express Ventures, the corporate VC arm of credit card company American Express, has led a $4 million round of funding in Indian financial technology start-up IndiaLends.
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Accel Partners has closed its fifth India-focused venture capital fund at $450 million, less than two years after raising $305 million for the fourth vehicle.
Lok Capital has led a INR450 million ($6.6 million) Series B round of funding for India’s HR Food Processing, which produces dairy products under the brand Oram.
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Indian technology investor Kalaari Capital has invested $6 million across domestic start-ups, AffordPlan and Active Intelligence.
India’s Piramal Enterprises has invested INR5 billion ($73 million) in Indian renewable energy and telecom solutions company Acme Cleantech Solutions.
Indian IT and business consulting firm Infosys has made a INR31.6 million ($4.6 million) LP commitment to the debut fund of Stellaris Venture Partners, a spin-out from Helion Venture Partners.
Lightspeed Venture Partners has led a $4 million Series A round for Indian social networking platform ShareChat.
Sequoia Capital India and Mayfield have participated in a INR1.3 billion ($19.3 million) Series C round for Indian cloud telephony solutions provider Knowlarity Communications.
Sequoia Capital India has committed $5 million in Series A funding to Vymo, an enterprise sales assistant based in India and the US.
Indian classifieds site Quikr has purchased Grabhouse, a rental property listing platform backed by Sequoia Capital and Kalaari Capital.
LGT Impact Ventures, the impact investment arm of LGT Group, has led a $10 million Series B round for Indian small business-focused microfinance institution (MFI) Aye Finance.
Eight Roads sees IFMR Capital as the backbone India's financial services sector needs in order to support growing but still vulnerable non-banking financial companies
IVFA bought HiCare with an eye to cornering India’s nascent pest control market, but the firm’s ambitions for the company are much greater
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has reached a final close of $60 million on its latest growth fund.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has invested INR3.4 billion ($50.3 million) in Capital First, an Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC) backed by Warburg Pincus.
Eight Roads Ventures India has invested $25 million in Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) IFMR Capital.
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