Janalakshmi MFI To Raise R50Cr, Lok Capital May Exit
by Charmi Gutka
Janalakshmi Financial Services Pvt Ltd is planning to raise upto R50Cr from PE investors. This deal will provide an exit route to Lok Capital, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and Bellwether Microfinance Fund who funded the company when it was set up in 2007.
It also has plans to raise additional capital of R80Cr to R100Cr in 2012-13 in order to achieve its planned scale of business operations.
Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd., that regulates e-commerce platform Snapdeal, has raised over $21 million as part of its earlier announced funding round from Luxembourg-based firm Clouse SA. As a separate entity, BlackRock Inc. - the mutual-fund investor in Snapdeal has also retained its valuation in the digital marketplace.