Sequoia Capital India and ChrysCapital Partners are set to exit Indian skincare brand Curatio, with Torrent Pharma agreeing to acquire 100% of the company for INR 20bn (USD 245m).
India’s Molbio Diagnostics, a medical equipment maker best known for its COVID-19 testing systems, has raised a USD 85m round featuring Temasek Holdings at an enterprise valuation of USD 1.6bn.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) has opened an office in Mumbai, adding India to an Asian footprint that currently includes bases in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Indian middle market private equity firm True North has acquired a significant minority position in US and India-based IT provider Accion Labs from TA Associates for USD 93m.
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Join Ventures, an India-based company that owns a portfolio of direct-to-consumer gifting brands, has raised USD 23.5m in Series B funding led by Motilal Oswal Alternate Investment Advisors.
Indian private equity firm Creaegis has led a USD 75m Series C round for local insurance technology provider Zopper.
Indian growth-stage investor The Fundamentum Partnership has led a USD 21.8m Series B extension for audio platform Kuku FM.
KKR has led a USD 450m investment in Indian renewable energy company Hero Future Energies (HFE), with parent company Hero Group also participating.
Indian drug maker Mankind Pharma has filed for a domestic IPO, setting up an exit for Capital International, a private equity arm of Capital Group.
Indonesia’s Fazz, a financial services provider for Southeast Asia micro businesses, has raised a USD 100m Series C round featuring Tiger Global, DST Global, and B Capital Group.
Everstone Capital has acquired a controlling stake in Indian pharmaceuticals manufacturer Softgel Healthcare (SHPL) for an undisclosed sum.
India’s Billionaire Venture Capital and DBS Bank have agreed to invest USD 200m in 150m Indian start-ups via a special purpose vehicle and joint venture (JV).
Affirma Capital has joined a USD 40m investment in India’s Epack Durable, a leading domestic designer and manufacturer of air conditioning units among other home appliances.
US-based Bessemer Venture Partners, which is currently expanding a longstanding presence in India, has closed its latest global VC fund with USD 3.85m in commitments.
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GIC Private has led a USD 51m Series B round for Indian rocket developer Skyroot Aerospace. It is being touted as the largest round yet in the local space-tech market.
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Private equity firms are relying more heavily on Asia-based debt investors to support leveraged buyouts amid a loan logjam in the US, highlighting the region’s innovation and durability
Novo Holdings, which manages the wealth of Denmark’s Novo Nordisk Foundation, has led a USD 50m investment in MedGenome, an India-based genetic testing business.
Accenture has made an investment of undisclosed size in Indian satellite imaging provider Pixxel via a VC unit. It follows a USD 25m Series A round in March.
TPG’s Rise Fund and Norwest Venture Partners have led a USD 110m Series D round for EarlySalary, which claims to be India’s largest consumer lending financial technology start-up.
As one of few Series B and C specialists operating in India, The Fundamentum Partnership expects to have plenty to choose from over the next two years as the glut of early-stage start-ups thins out