Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has committed $50 million to Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) IFMR Capital, providing an exit for LeapFrog Investments.
Everstone Capital is set to make a partial exit from Indian educational publisher S Chand as the company filed for domestic IPO.
Indian clinic management software developer and doctor search portal Practo, which is supported by several VC investors, has acquired US-based analytics firm Enlightiks.
Claris Lifesciences, an Indian drug maker with several PE backers, has agreed to exit its injectables division to US-based generic pharmaceutical developer Baxter International.
Epsilon Venture Partners has led a INR1.5 billion ($23 million) Series A round for Indian data center and cloud service provider Pi Datacenters.
Emerald Media, an Asia media and entertainment investment platform founded by KKR, has participated in a $35 million Series D round of funding for India-headquartered Amagi Media Labs, a provider of cloud-based managed broadcast services and advertising...
Fairfax India Holdings will raise $150 million though a public share sale and an additional $350 million though a private placement.
Creador has reached a final close of $415 million on its third Southeast Asia and India-focused fund, short of the original $450 million target.
Omidyar Network has led a $10 million Series B round for Indian small business financial services provider Indifi.
Zodius Capital has led a INR750 million ($11.1 million) Series B round for Indian online marketplace Ofbusiness.
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Samara Capital has agreed to invest up to $25 million for a significant stake in Indian medical device manufacturer Sahajanand Medical Technologies (SMT).
KKR and Temasek Holdings have agreed to invest INR18 billion ($266 million) for a 3.9% stake in SBI Life, the life insurance subsidiary of the State Bank of India (SBI).
Germany-based start-up developer Rocket Internet has sold its entire stake in emerging markets-focused food delivery app Foodpanda to the company's main global competitor, Delivery Hero.
India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA) has made a partial exit from India-listed pharmaceuticals company Syngene International, selling an approximately 1.6% holding for INR1.9 billion ($27.7 million).
Edelweiss Private Equity has led a $9 million Series A round of funding for Indian car rental start-up Revv.
Bala Naidu, an India-based managing director at Baring Private Equity Asia, has left the GP to start his own PE firm.
Indian GPs are keen to highlight their proprietary deal-sourcing capabilities and operational credentials, but these claims are only meaningful if they have a demonstrative impact on performance, LPs told the AVCJ India Forum.
William Klippgen, founder of Singapore’s InseadAlum Ventures, and Michael Blakey, director of UK-based Avonmore Developments have set up Cocoon Capital, a Singapore firm with a S$10 million ($7.1 million) debut seed fund targeting Southeast Asia and...
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General Atlantic has promoted Mumbai-based Shantanu Rastogi and Hong Kong-based Erin Chang.
India’s demonetization policy, which has seen the most commonly used banknotes removed from circulation as part of efforts to combat counterfeiting and black money, will hurt private equity in the short term, but the longer-term outlook for the industry...