The Blackstone Group has made a partial exit from Indian IT services provider Mphasis, selling an 8% stake in the publicly traded company for approximately INR14.8 billion ($217 million).
A total of 15.5 million shares were exited, reducing the private equity firm’s stake in Mphasis from 60.38% to 52.38%, according to a filing. The implied average selling price of INR957 per share is...
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the largest public pension fund in the US, plans to deploy up to $13 billion a year in direct private equity deals through two newly formed funds.
Japan Post Bank plans to increase the size of its alternatives portfolio more than fivefold in the next three years to JPY8.5 trillion ($76.5 billion). More than JPY2 trillion of this will be allocated to private equity.
Digital Garage and Toyota Tsusho, a division of Japanese automotive giant Toyota Group, have co-led a $30 million Series D round for Indian used-car trading marketplace Droom.
L Catterton Asia will invest INR1.7 billion ($25 million) in India-listed integrated fashion retailer Future Lifestyle Fashion (FLF).