Polaris Financial technology is planning to divest the business of American company – IdenTrust Inc which it acquired last April.
According to BSE filings, the business of IdenTrust Inc is classified by the US Government as critical to its security infrastructure. The technology and several patents owned by IdenTrust over the last few years have given cutting edge differentiation to the business of IdenTrust.
For these reasons, the US Government imposed that the company must be controlled by US entities only.
Polaris FT has therefore decided to enter into negotiations with interested parties in the US within the next 12 months.
Private equity firm Kedaara capital and Partners Group have teamed up to acquire the mortgage firm Au Housing Finance for Rs. 950 crore ($139 million). The deal will give Kedaara Capital a ready platform to launch its home finance business.