Swaraj Singh Dhanjal

Indian medical device firm Biotech Vision Care in talks with PE firms for funding

The company is said to have held talks with 4-5 funds, including Oman India Joint Investment Fund (OIJIF), over the past two to three months.


India likely to see PE, VC fundraising frenzy slowing down in 2019

PE and VC deal making in India has seen record activity in recent years, with 2018 setting a new high of $35.1 billion, but global cues could play spoilsport.


India has produced best PE returns in last few years for Blackstone, says COO Gray

India will remain among the top five markets globally for the world’s largest PE and alternative assets manager, said its president and COO Jonathan Gray.


India’s ReNew Power secures up to $350m in debt financing from OPIC

The money will be used to fund the construction of new wind and solar power plants.


India: Pantomath, Pi Square float $56m fund to invest in mature companies

The India Inflection Opportunity Fund will invest in companies that are 8-10 years old and are at an inflection point in terms of growth or size.


South Korea’s Mirae Asset upbeat on the Indian venture space

The firm has so far invested in two home-grown startups—Shadowfax and Zolo Stays.


TPG Capital, Manipal in exclusive talks to acquire Medanta

TPG Capital and Manipal Group are currently said to be conducting due diligence on hospital operator Medanta.


Indian multiplex operator PVR looks to raise up to $100m through QIP

PVR has appointed investment banks Kotak Mahindra Capital and CLSA to manage the fundraising process.


2019 kicks off at slow pace with 49% fall in India PE, VC investments in Jan: EY

The drop in deal value is mainly due to the lack of large, $1-billion-plus deals last month.


India: Samunnati Financial gets $5m debt from Symbiotics

The funds were raised through issuance of NCDs, making it the lender’s fifth such offshore debt fund-raise in the last seven months.