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3 February 2016

Sequoia closes fifth India fund at $920m

indian-flag-1430532-m California-based venture capital firm Sequoia Capital has reportedly closed its fifth India-focused fund at $920m, AltAssets understands.

19 January 2016

Indian food delivery startup Swiggy closes $35m Series C

curry spices_sq Venture Capital-backed Swiggy, an Indian food delivery platform, has closed a $35m Series C found from a group of existing investors.

21 December 2015

Accel to sell stake in Indian marketplace Flipkart

shopping-cart-1080835_960_720 Sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority has reportedly purchased Accel Partners’ stake in Indian e-commerce company Flipkart.

5 November 2015

New dawn for India’s private equity $

Taj Mahal at Dawn - Agra - India India’s business giants are turning their hands to private equity, both at the corporate and personal level. Arvind Mathur, president of the IVCA, says the industry will benefit from economic reforms and the opening up of institutional markets

27 October 2015

CPPIB to expand global reach with Mumbai office

india-321677_640 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is looking to tap into the investment opportunities across the Indian subcontinent with the opening of a Mumbai office.

22 October 2015

LPs cautiously optimistic on India, exec says $

profile-sunaina2 LPs are cautiously optimistic on India, despite seeing low levels of distributions form GPs, according to Cebile Capital’s Sunaina Sinha.

15 October 2015

Forum Synergies looks to tap renewed LP confidence in India with $150m fund $

indian-flag-1430532-m India-based private equity firm Forum Synergies is looking to take advantage of the renewed investor confidence in the country as it targets $150m for its second fund.

14 October 2015

KKR’s Cafe Coffee raises $51m ahead of IPO

coffee-n-sugar-2-1423214-m KKR-backed Cafe Coffee Day, India's biggest coffee chain, has raised $51m from cornerstone investors ahead of its IPO, AltAssets understands.

6 October 2015

India’s Lighthouse exceeds Fund II target with $138m final close

taj-mahal-368_1280 India-focused mid-market private equity firm Lighthouse Funds has announced the final close of its second fund at $138m, above the original $125m target.

16 September 2015

Blackstone to buy Serco’s India BPO biz, for £250m

India The Blackstone Group said on Wednesday that it is to acquire the private sector business process outsourcing (BPO) operations in India of Serco – the main element of which is a business formerly known as Intelenet – for £250m.

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