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& D Apollo Hospitals Dhaka promoter $100 million takeover by TPG, CDC
(Foreign deal: Bangladesh)
STS. (Promoter of Apollo Hospitals-Dhaka)Aneesh Gupte, Shreya Iyer,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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Feb 2020
& D, $5.5m investment in Greenhouse agritech CloverOmnivore Partners India Fund 2Siddharth Mody, Rahul Deodhar, Prerana Chaudhari, Maitri Parekh, Priyanshi Lodha, Alister Sequeira,Saakshya Law
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6Feb 2020
Does Omnivores $2m seed found in TechnifyBizOmnivore Partners India Fund 2 and Insitor Impact Asia Fund.Siddharth Mody, Rahul Deodhar, Rahul Deodhar, Prerana Chaudhari, Maitri Parekh, Satvik Kulshrestha, Priyanshi Lodha,
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2Dec 2019
& Omnivore $6m round in Ecozen agritech playerOmnivore India Capital TrustSiddharth Mody, Rahul Deodhar,
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6Dec 2019
Lay down $14m investment in roof solar financing company ElectronicaEncourage CapitalAneesh Gupte, Shireen Langrana, Abhishek Kalra, Shreya Iyer, Satvik Kulshrestha, Priyanshi Lodha,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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14Nov 2019
JMP, $5.6m IIFL funding White Owl BreweryWhite Owl BreweryAneesh Gupte, Ashutosh Merchant,Jerome Merchant + Partners
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6Nov 2019
Handles India subsidiary in fundraising New York signmaker SmartsignSmartsignNatasha Treasurywala, Abhay Singh,Mayer Brown
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Oct 2019
Dindigul Thalappakatti Biryani chain $36m PE buyoutDindigul Thalappakatti BiryaniSiddharth Mody, Rahul Deodhar, Prerana Chaudhari,Platinum Partners
Platinum Parners
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36Oct 2019
Do $12m Series B LoantapAvaana CapitalSiddharth Mody, Ashutosh Merchant, Maitri Parekh, Shrikant Malani, Abhay Singh, Satvik Kulshrestha, Priyanshi Lodha, Prerana Chaudhari,Constellation Blu
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12Sep 2019
Flex work realty Qdesq fundraiseQdesq RealtechSumant Nayak, Megha Sharma, Garvita Mehrotra, Suhaas Arora,Fortitude Law Advisors
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Sep 2019
$5m pre Series A in 3RDFlix Visual EffectsIDFC ParamparaSiddharth Mody, Rahul Deodhar,Vertices Partners
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5Sep 2019
& D $10m Atomberg Tech Series AAtomberg Technologies
A91 Partners
Parampara Capital
Siddharth Mody, Prerana Chaudhari, Rahul Deodhar,
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10Sep 2019
India leg of Equistone acquisition of Moodys analytics arm
(Foreign deal: UK)
MoodyNatasha Treasurywala, Rachna Jain, Devika Singh, Garvita Mehrotra,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Slaughter and May
Indian Law Partners (ILP)
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Jul 2019
IC Series A into Ecozen perishable agritech logistics start (Jul ‘19)Omnivore PartnersSiddharth Mody, Rahul Deodhar,IC Universal Legal
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Jul 2019
JurisCorp $3m Bellatrix Aerospace pre Series AIDFC ParamparaSiddharth Mody, Rahul Deodhar, Prerana Chaudhari, Maitri Parekh, Priyanshi Lodha, Satvik Kulshrestha,
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3Jun 2019
$2.9m Green Agrevolution venture debt fundraise from TrifectaGreen AgrevolutionSiddharth Mody, Smriti Mehta, Rahul Deodhar, Prerana Chaudhari,Samvad Partners
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3May 2019
MakeMyTrip buy of Quest2Travel.comQuest2TravelApurva S Diwanji, Natasha Treasurywala, Rumma Panchmatia, Satvik Kulshrestha,J Sagar Associates (JSA)
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Apr 2019