CL Educate - formerly known as Career Launcher has acquired test preparation materials publisher - GK Publications. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
GK Publications was founded in 1994 by Rakesh and Poonam Mittal. It publishes books, guides, test papers and question banks for professional examinations like GATE, IES, IAS, various, Public Sector Undertaking examinations, CAT, etc. G K Publication currently sells around 600,000 titles every year to about 200,000 students.
Impact investment fund Lok Capital along with CDC Group plc, have made an investment of $21 Mn in Varanasi based micro finance company Utkarsh. This round also witnessed participation from its existing investors Aavishkaar Goodwell, Microfinance Development Fund, IFC and Norwegian Microfinance.