SoftBank-backed FirstCry acquires playschool chain Oi
The move, which is the second major acquisition by FirstCry after it bought Mahindra’s baby care retail business Babyoye in 2016, will allow the firm to be present across the life cycle of a child from before conception to early education.
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KKR acquires EuroKids from Gaja Capital
EuroKids will continue to be managed by its team led by Co-Founder & Group CEO Prajodh Rajan, who will also remain a shareholder in the Company.
KKR set to buy EuroKids chain for Rs 2,000 crore
US fund may buy 92% stake in EuroKids, Kangaroo Kids and Billabong High from Gaja Cap, Partners Group
GA, KKR in talks to acquire EuroKids preschool chains
In the organised preschool market, EuroKids competes with brands such as Amelio, Kidzee, Little Elly, Lily Candies, Little Einsteins and several others.
Gaja Capital puts preschool chain EuroKids on the block
Founded by Prajodh Rajan and Vikas Phadnis in 2001, EuroKids Group manages its own pre-schools and schools and also operates through the franchise model across India. The group clocked a revenue of Rs 350 crore in FY18.
EuroKids ties up with SBI for easy loan to entrepreneurs
"Our partnership with the State Bank of India is a step towards providing financial support to encourage entrepreneurs, especially from small towns in setting up and scaling their business," Prajodh Rajan.
Swiss PE Fund Partners Group in talks with Infosys, TCS to sell CSS Corp at a valuation of $400-$450 million
Swiss private equity fund has initiated discussions to sell domestic IT services company CSS Corp. The deal values CSS at $400-$450 mn.
Calendar boy Aryan Parab rattles off dates till 2068 in 30 seconds
The child has become the life of the party since he discovered his unique talent. Family and friends surround him to ask which day their birthdays will fall in future.
Gaja Capital raises $130 million from International Finance Corporation, others
Key investments from fund II portfolio include pre-school chain EuroKids, automotive services company Carnation Auto, private sector lender RBL Bank.
Educomp sells 50 per cent stake in Eurokids, makes Rs 70 crore profit
Earlier, Educomp had sought growth capital investment of Rs 22 crore in its internet education platform business Authorgen, from Kaizen PE and Bertelsmann.
Totting up: EuroKids hits it big in pre-school segment
The organised pre-school market is a relatively new phenomenon in India. In today’s environment parents want every edge that they can get for their kids.
AP's Sri Chaitanya school chain may be sold at Rs 8000 crores
PE investor New Silk Route, which made its investment of $25 million in 2011 in the school chain, is looking to exit as the investment cycle of more than eight years has ended.
Year-to-date PE/VC investments in India at new all-time high of $36.7 billion: IVCA-EY report
August 2019 records investments worth $4.4 billion, 39% more than August 2018.
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