IFC may invest $400 Mn in Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, a national power transmission company of India responsible for planning, coordination and undertaking high voltage inter-state transmission in the country.
Power Grid has undertake project to enhance electricity transmission infrastructure in India.
The total project cost is estimated to be $2.3-3.5 bn over the next 12 months proposed to be 70% financed with debt and remaining from internal accruals.
IFC will invest $400 Mn which constitutes 15% of project cost, while balance debt will be raised including from multilaterals namely World Bank and ADB, and through issuance of domestic bonds.
Myntra, part of the Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, has acquired the online fashion platform Jabong from the Global Fashion Group. The $70 million deal will see the creation of one of the biggest online fashion platforms in India. The combined online retailers will have the distinction of becoming the largest e-commerce marketplace in the country.