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GVFL to invest an Rs 8 million in RapidRadio Solutions

GVFL, India's pioneer Venture Capital Company announced its decision to invest an initial Rs 8 million in RapidRadio Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a technology start-up spun off from the NirmaLabs incubator program. RapidRadio marks GVFL's first investment in a start-up from … […]

AMP Plans $500 Million Infrastructure Fund Focusing on India

AMP Capital Investors, the fund management unit of Australia's biggest life insurer, may raise as much as $500 million to invest in Asian power and port projects, with more than half destined for India.

AMP Capital may raise $400 million … […]

Ridgeback Capital to Invest $5.6 Million in Granules India

Granules India Ltd.’s Board of Directors has approved the allotment of 14.9 per cent stake to Ridgeback Capital Investment LLC. This US-based private equity firm will invest around $ 5.6 million (Rs. 24.7 crore approx.) in Granules India which is … […]

Venture Capital Firm NEA Announces India Expansion

New Enterprise Associates is expanding operations in India. Led by Ben Mathias as Vice President, the Indian operations will work closely with NEA's US-based technology team as it focuses up to USD 200M in investments in several technology sectors within … […]


 Baird Private Equity, the global private equity groupof investment firm Baird, announced today it has partnered with Tholons, Inc. in Bangalore, India, to provide on-the-ground support and expertise to its current and future U.S. and European portfolio companies.  … […]

Pune firm in largest-ever BPO buyout

In the largest acquisition by an Indian business process outsourcing (BPO) company till date, Pune-based HOV Services has acquired US-based BPO Lason for $148 million (about Rs 660 crore).
The leveraged buyout –- effective Wednesday — is valued 3.5 … […]

Private equity investors log on to travel portals

Travel portals are increasingly catching the fancy of private equity (PE) players what with investments in this fast emerging business segment registering a 100 per cent jump.
Industry analysts point out that PE investments in travel portals touched Rs … […]

Baird Private Equity explores India strategies

The global private equity group of Robert W. Baird & Co. has entered into a partnership with a consulting firm to explore business opportunities in India for its portfolio companies.

Baird Private Equity said Monday that a senior adviser in … […]

BCCL picks 5% stake in YOU Telecom

Bennett & Coleman Company Ltd (BCCL), the holding company of the Times of India, has acquired a 5% stake in YOU Telecom India Private Ltd (YOU Telecom), India's first ISO 9001:2000 accredited broadband company.

YOU Telecom is an investee company … […]

ChrysCapital eyes new growth sectors for investment

Chrys Capital, an India-based private equity firm, may be looking at new sectors to invest in.

The company recently showed interest in funding low-cost airline Air Deccan when the latter was seeking private equity funding of about $100 million for … […]