UC Capital, a joint venture between Urdaneta Capital and Capvent, has launched a fund that will invest in European companies and help them open up new growth channels through exposure to India.
The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) has committed to invest $50 million in Indian start-ups over the next three years.
Indian jeweler and watchmaker Titan has bought a majority stake in online jewelry retailer Caratlane, providing an exit for its backer Tiger Global Management.
Indian e-commerce giant Snapdeal has bought e-commerce personalization and analytics service TargetingMantra for an undisclosed amount.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will commit up to INR2.7 billion ($40 million) to Indian home finance-focused non-banking financial company (NBFC) Repco Home Finance.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has led a INR4 billion ($60 million) Series D round of funding for Indian online eyewear retailer Lenskart.
India-based mobile wallet developer Mobikwik has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding led by Japanese internet company GMO, Taiwan-based semiconductor manufacturer MediaTek, and existing backer Sequoia Capital.
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has pushed back the deadline on its growth fund, with final close now expected in the first half of 2016.
Parag Milk Foods has advanced its Indian IPO by attracting INR3.4 billion ($51.5 million) from anchor investors, including Asia-focused US private equity firm Indus Capital.
Institutional investors rank Southeast Asia and India as the most attractive emerging markets for GP investment, but there is also an awareness of the risks
Direct secondaries specialist NewQuest Capital Partners has acquired the majority of Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s (DFJ) India portfolio.
Samara Capital has named Sanjay Purohit, the managing director for India at global clothing manufacturer Levi Strauss, as a partner.
Indian financial services provider Religare Enterprises has sold its stake in Landmark Partners, a US private equity firm specializing in secondary funds.
Start-up incubator Rocket Internet and Sweden's Investment AB Kinnevik have committed EUR300 million ($339 million) to their emerging markets-focused online fashion portal Global Fashion Group (GFG), at a valuation of EUR1 billion.
Helion Ventures and Ventureast have participated in a $12 million Series B round for Indian data security solutions provider Seclore.
ICICI Venture has invested INR 1.2 billion ($18 million) in specialty chemicals maker Anthea Aromatics for what AVCJ understands to be a significant minority stake.
Bertelsmann India Investments has invested $5 million in Roposo, a domestic fashion-oriented social network and shopping app provider.
TPG Capital has bought a majority stake in Cancer Treatment Services International (CTSI), a US cancer treatment chain focused on India and South Asia. AVCJ understands that the firm paid $33 million for a 65% interest.
Aarin Capital has anchored the launch of Ideaspring Capital, a venture fund seeking to raise INR1.2 billion ($18.8 million) for investments in Indian technology start-ups.
IDFC Asset Management and consumer electronics manufacturer Micromax Informatics have led a INR1 billion ($15 million) Series C round for Indian digital payments developer TranServ.
Rishi Navani, co-founder of Matrix Partners India, has left the GP to start a new investment practice, Epiq Capital.
UCWeb, a mobile browsing services company controlled by China's Alibaba Group, has launched a $20 million program to promote Indian start-ups focusing on games and apps.
Navis Capital Partners has exited its controlling stake in India's Classic Stripes in a buyback led by the family of founder Kishore Musale, with the backing of KKR. The deal is said to be worth INR3.6 billion ($54 million).
ICICI Venture, the private equity arm of India's ICICI Bank, has reached a first close of $190 million for its fourth private equity fund.