Indian Funding, M&A and PE Deals [May 21st to June 3rd 2012]

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Here are the Funding, PE and M&A deals happened in India for the Fortnight starting May 21st 2012.

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Funding, Private Equity and M&A Deals of the Fortnight [May 21st to June 3rd 2012]

Funded Company / Acquired Company Deal Type Who Funded /
Who Acquired
Funding Amount Remarks
Quikr.com Private Equity Warburg Pincus & others USD 32 Million For general online Classified biz expansion
YLG salon chain Majority Stake Everstone Capital USD 20 Million For opening more Salons in Indian cities
South India Bank Private Equity First Carlyle Ventures USD 10.7 Million For general business expansion
Taxiforsure.com Series A Accel Partners, Helion venture & Blume Undisclosed More Details
Justrechargeit.com Angel Funding Ladderup & consortium of investors Undisclosed For online mobile recharge biz expansion
Autowale.in Angel Funding Global Super Angels & individual investor USD 365k For expanding Operations & Product Development
Steammo Angel Funding Incucapital Rs. 40 Lakh For expanding food outlets
Fashionara.com Series A Helion Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners Undisclosed To scale supply chain logistics, tech dev & marketing
Zovi.com Series B Tiger Global, Saif Partners USD 10 Million for warehouse expansion & logistics
Reviews42.com Angel Funding Blume Ventures, Venture East Undisclosed To expand their product review platform
Thomas Cook India Acquisition Fairfax USD 150 Million For 77% equity in TCI
Way2sms.com / 160by2.com Acquisition Valuefirst USD 40 Million For inorganic growth
Qualcomm Inc India BWA Business Acquisition Bharti Airtel USD 165 Million To gain Pan India BWA Spectrum
ECG Technology LLC Acquisition Comp-U-Learn Tech India Ltd Undisclosed For inorganic growth
Y2CF 49% stake Bharti Softbank Ventures USD 7.2 Million approx. More here
Coalition Development Ltd Acquisition CRISIL USD 50 Million to extend service offerings
Future Capital Holdings majority Stake Warburg Pincus USD 100 – 125 Million N/A
Timbor Home Ltd Private Equity SIDBI USD 1 Million To setup stores across India
US Exim Bank Loan US Exim Bank USD 70 Million to setup plant in Nagaur in Rajasthan
New Vision Laser Centre majority Stake Centre For Sight Private Limited USD 10 Million To increase its footprint in India
Rolocule Games Private Limited Angel Investment Mumbai Angels / Blume Ventures Undisclosed For its Game development studio expansion

[We are sometimes unable to get the funding amounts, as they are not disclosed. However, we update this sheet when it becomes public. If you are aware of amounts, and they have not been put up in the table, please do get in touch with us.]

You can check out coverage of all the previous Weekly Funding & M&A deals round-up here.

Note: Even though we try our best to bring you all the funding / M&A deals of the week, there are always ones which go un-reported. Most of the deals which we put up here are published on multiple websites, and we do refer them to provide the accuracy of deal in question. If you know of the any that we have not covered, please let us know and we will be more than happy to add it to the list!

  1. Sagar Sachdev says

    Can anyone throw light on why online recharge companies still keep getting funded? (w.r.t. above mentioned Justrechargeit.com).
    Isn't the space already crammed with so many other players like Freecharge, paytm, and the like?

  2. Ashik Tali says

    Hi Arun

    I have started a Marketing Company (FMCG) in Bangalore. We have a registered brand called Wings.

    We were looking for VC funding to Expand our operations.

    Any thoughts about it.

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