Indian Funding, PE, M&A Deals of the Fortnight [July 23rd to Aug 5th 2012]


Here is a quick round-up of Funding, PE and M&A deals happened in India for the fortnight starting July 23rd  2012. We generally do this weekly, but due to some reasons we could not do it last week, and hence we are doing the fortnightly roundup.


Funding, Private Equity and M&A Deals of the Fortnight [July 23rd to Aug 5th 2012]

Funded Company / Acquired Company Deal Type Who Funded /
Who Acquired
Funding Amount Remarks
Gotan Lime Stone Khanij Udyog Private Limited. Acquisition UltraTech Cement undisclosed Strategic Acquisition
yardley Brand (UK & other countries) Acquisition Wipro Consumer undisclosed For expansion in Europe
Fishtro Private Equity Correa Hospitality USD 5 million For expansion & growth of outlets Angel Funding Consortium of Investors undisclosed For expansion of their platform Angel Investment US Based investors undisclosed More here
Mehta Frozen Foods Carrier Private Limited Majority Stake Ambit Pragma undisclosed Acquisition of 74% stake.
Axis-V Learning Majority Stake acquisition Ma Foi Strategic Consultants undisclosed Strategic acquisition to expand its e-learning business Angel investment YourNest Angel, Mumbai Angels USD 1 million expand the taxi base and grow Mumbai business
ZIV Group Acquisition Crompton Greaves Ltd. USD 150 Million strategic acquisition to expand its power portfolio
Universal Collectabillia VC Investment Accel Venture Partners USD 5 million For expansion of its auction platform for celebrity memorabilia VC Investment Sequoia Capital USD 4.5 Million For general business expansion
Xrbia Developers Limited Private Equity Brick Eagle Capital Group USD 36.5 million For its affordable housing venture
Modest Infrastructure Limited Majority Stake* Dempo Shipbuilding & Engineering Private Limited Undisclosed Strategic investment
* 74% stake Series B VC Funding Foundation Capital & inventus capital USD 3.63 million To expand customer base and enhance online platform
Metaflow Solution Acquisition InMobi Undisclosed Strategic acquisition
LIQVID elearning VC Funding SBI Holdings USD 3 million To penetrate market and expand its offerings
Ojus Healthcare Private Ltd Majority Stake Birla Shloka Edutech Limited Undisclosed N/A (51% stake) Angel Funding Imagine K12 Undisclosed To further improve its educational gaming platform
PVR Cinemas Limited Private Equity L Capital Eco Limited USD 20 Million N/A
Vistaar Financial Service Series B VC Investment Lok Capital, Omidyar Network, Elevar Equity and SVB Capital Partners USD 7.3 Million For network expansion
Erik Buell Racing Private Equity Hero MotoCorp Limited USD 20 million For brand building and Technology sharing

[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!

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