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Nilekani, Helion's Sanjeev Aggarwal to float $100-mn VC fund

Nilekani, Helion’s Sanjeev Aggarwal to float $100-mn VC fund

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and Helion Venture Partners’ co-founder Sanjeev Aggarwal are joining hands to set up a $100-million (Rs 655 crore) venture capital fund...
Yes Bank seeks to raise up to $750 mn via share sale

Yes Bank seeks to raise up to $750 mn via share sale

Ankit Doshi 3 days ago
Yes Bank Ltd, India’s fifth-largest private-sector lender, has launched a share sale to institutions to raise as much as $750 million (about Rs 4,900 crore)....
PE firm Paragon Partners strikes two deals

PE firm Paragon Partners strikes two deals

Joseph Rai 3 days ago
Paragon Partners, a $200 million private equity fund floated by Siddharth Parekh to provide growth capital for mid-market deals in India, has struck two new...
How to sell the alternative investments story to local investors?

How to sell the alternative investments story to local investors?

TEAM VCC 3 days ago
A growing number of foreign investors are entering India but domestic corporate and institutional investors have largely stayed away from alternative investment funds. The investor...
MarketsandMarkets gets $56 mn from FTV Capital, Zodius

MarketsandMarkets gets $56 mn from FTV Capital, Zodius

Joseph Rai 3 days ago
Pune-based industry research and consulting company MarketsandMarkets Research Pvt. Ltd has secured $56 million (Rs 367 crore) in its first institutional fundraising round. Private equity...
Religare Enterprises names Maninder Singh group CEO

Religare Enterprises names Maninder Singh group CEO

Bruhadeeswaran R 4 days ago
Diversified financial services firm Religare Enterprises Ltd (REL) on Wednesday appointed Maninder Singh as group chief executive officer with immediate effect. Singh, who is currently...
Govt may exceed revised tax target this fiscal, says finance minister Jaitley

Govt may exceed revised tax target this fiscal, says finance minister Jaitley

Reuters 4 days ago
India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said he expected the country to exceed the upwardly revised tax collection target of 17 trillion rupees ($260...
Government curbs cash transactions after demonetisation

Government curbs cash transactions after demonetisation

Reuters 4 days ago
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved a ban on cash transactions above 200,000 rupees ($3,055), enacting tax measures from last month annual budget aimed at...
Carlyle front-runner to pick GE Capital’s stake in SBI Cards

Carlyle front-runner to pick GE Capital’s stake in SBI Cards

Ranjani Raghavan 4 days ago
Global private equity firm Carlyle Group is set to acquire GE Capital’s stake in SBI Cards & Payments Services Pvt. Ltd (SBI Cards), a joint...
US investor Tim Draper shifts focus on Indian startups again

US investor Tim Draper shifts focus on Indian startups again

Shruti Jain 4 days ago
Timothy Cook Draper, founder of Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Draper Associates, is back in India to invest in early-stage startups after a one-year hiatus,...
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