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Warburg Pincus-backed Capital First buys into fin-tech startup Sienna

Warburg Pincus-backed Capital First buys into fin-tech startup Sienna

Ankit Doshi 10 hours ago
Non-banking financial company (NBFC) Capital First Ltd, majority-owned by US private equity firm Warburg Pincus, said on Thursday it will buy a 10% stake in...
Exclusive: Canara Bank in talks to sell majority stake in factoring business

Exclusive: Canara Bank in talks to sell majority stake in factoring business

Swet Sarika 19 hours ago
State-run lender Canara Bank Ltd is in talks with multiple financial services companies and private equity firms to sell its majority stake in the factoring...
Indian law firms sniffing out opportunities in forensics

Indian law firms sniffing out opportunities in forensics

Maulik Vyas 20 hours ago
In December, a domestic mid-sized private equity fund appointed a Mumbai-based law firm to check the dealings of its target company. The investigations revealed that...
SEBI to issue unified licence for commodity derivatives, equity trading

SEBI to issue unified licence for commodity derivatives, equity trading

Ankit Doshi 1 day ago
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to grant a unified licence to brokers and clearing members to operate in commodity...
Sensex rises to all-time high

Sensex rises to all-time high

Joseph Rai 1 day ago
The benchmark BSE Sensex gained 0.63% to close at a record high of 30,133.35. The index hit an all-time high of 30,167.09 earlier in the...
Singapore floats $717 mn fund to back intellectual property firms

Singapore floats $717 mn fund to back intellectual property firms

Reuters 1 day ago
Singapore on Wednesday launched a S$1 billion ($717.31 million) fund to invest in companies with strong intellectual property profiles as part of a government push...
StanChart Q1 profit doubles to $1 bn on lower bad loans

StanChart Q1 profit doubles to $1 bn on lower bad loans

Reuters 1 day ago
Standard Chartered almost doubled its profit in the first three months of the year after a sharp fall in losses from bad loans, raising the...
Canada's CPPIB hunts for deals in financial services, telecom in India

Canada’s CPPIB hunts for deals in financial services, telecom in India

Reuters 2 days ago
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), the country’s largest pension fund manager, is exploring opportunities in the financial services, telecoms and logistics space in India...
IAN marks first close of maiden fund at $27 mn

IAN marks first close of maiden fund at $27 mn

Disha Sharma 2 days ago
Indian Angel Network (IAN) has attained the first close of its eponymous IAN Fund at Rs 175 crore (around $27 million), a company statement said....
Sensex closes at record high above 30,000

Sensex closes at record high above 30,000

Reuters 2 days ago
Indian shares ended at a record closing highs on Wednesday, buoyed by solid company results and higher global markets. The benchmark BSE Sensex closed up...
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