Bamboo Finance, a European private equity firm that focuses on investments benefiting low-income communities in emerging markets, and early stage investor Saama Capital have together taken...
South Asia | 20 Feb 2014 |
Early-stage investor Mayfield has reached a final close of $108 million its second India-focused venture fund.
Venture | 19 Feb 2014 |
Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI), the country’s oldest development finance institution, has received a government mandate to set up a venture capital fund that will support economically disadvantaged groups.
Fundraising | 18 Feb 2014 |
Private equity impact investments in India totaled $390 million across 80 deals last year – comprising 23% of all PE transactions in the country - says Bangalore-based financial advisor Unitus Capital.
South Asia | 14 Feb 2014 |
Segregated Funds Group (SFG), the private equity unit of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), has reached a INR1.6 billion ($27 million) final close on its maiden Indian real estate fund - short of its original INR3 billion target.
South Asia | 13 Feb 2014 |
India's Piramal Enterprises is to form a $500 million realty debt fund with CPPIB Credit Investments,, a subsidiary of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
Mezzanine | 13 Feb 2014 |
American Express Ventures (AEV), the corporate venture arm of credit card company American Express, has made its first India investment, backing Bangalore-based cloud software solutions provider Capillary Technologies.
Technology | 12 Feb 2014 |
The growth of Indian e-commerce is well documented and recent estimates by online marketplace and industry poster child Flipkart illustrate just how much farther it has to go. According to Sachin Bansal, Flipkart’s co-founder and CEO, e-commerce grew...
Venture | 12 Feb 2014 |
Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) has led a $13 million round of funding for PubMatic, an advertising platform based in India and US. Existing investors August Capital, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Helion Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners also took part in the...
Venture | 11 Feb 2014 |
WestBridge Capital has raised an additional $325 million from investors for its 2011 vintage WestBridge Crossover Fund, taking the corpus size to $850 million. The vehicle, which targets PIPE deals, is described as an evergreen fund without a specific...
Fundraising | 11 Feb 2014 |
Thomas Cook India, which was bought by Fairbridge Capital in 2012, has agreed to merge with Sterling Holding Resorts India, another private equity-backed enterprise, in a part-equity, part-cash deal worth INR8.7 billion ($140 million).
Buyouts | 10 Feb 2014 |
Sequoia Capital India has led a $18.8 million Series B round of funding for Truecaller, a Swiss mobile application that helps users identify spam callers. Existing investor Open Ocean, company chairman Stefan Lennhammer, and an undisclosed Silicon Valley-based...
South Asia | 10 Feb 2014 |
Bangalore-based fashion portal Myntra Designs has raised $50 million from investors led by Premji Invest, an investment arm owned by Indian tycoon Azim Premji.
South Asia | 07 Feb 2014 |
KKR has agreed to provide $100 million in long-term financing to Avantha Group in order to help the Indian conglomerate pay down debt and continue investing in its businesses. The capital will come from KKR India Financial Services, the private equity...
South Asia | 07 Feb 2014 |
Jivox, an advertising technology company with operations in India and the US, has raised $5.8 million in Series C funding led by existing investor Fortisure Ventures. Shah Capital also participated, as did existing investors Opus Capital and Helion Venture...
South Asia | 06 Feb 2014 |
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10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing