Contrarian Drishti Partners, founder Somak Ghosh invest undisclosed sum in NBFC Aye Finance
Contrarian Drishti Partners, and its founder, Somak Ghosh, have jointly invested an undisclosed amount in non-banking financial company, Aye Finance
US says retrospective tax to impact investment, Pranab Mukherjee differs
The US said retrospective taxation of cross-border deals was a serious concern and could mar India’s growth story.
Impact investments lower than Venture Capital and Private Equity: IIT-Madras study
The average investment per deal in impact investments was ...
Budget 2012: Retrospective change in tax law to impact investments
India Inc has cautioned that the retrospective change in law with budget 2012 allowing authorities to tax cross-border transactions in is retrograde.
Aavishkaar Venture Management invests Rs 31 crore in 4 social sector companies
Aavishkaar Venture Management has invested a total of Rs. 31 crore in four early-stage firms that operate in the healthcare, education, apparel and dairy sectors, and which cater to India’s poor.
Krishnamurthy Vijayan launches Charioteer Fund-I, the Rs 250-crore impact investment fund
Vijayan’s fund will invest in 25 ventures, and will stay invested for up to eight years. It is expected to announce its first lot of investments by end-October.
Non-transparent rules impacting investment in telecom: Bharti Airtel
Leading operators like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea had signed 3G roaming agreements for offering services in circles where they do not hold 3G spectrum.
Motilal Oswal Private Equity plans Rs 300 crore impact investment fund
Motilal Oswal Private Equity, an India-focused risk capital firm, plans to raise a new impact investment fund with a corpus of Rs 250-300 crore for investments in socially relevant businesses.
OECD, rich G8 countries look to channel their funding into impact-investing projects
The OECD and the rich G8 countries are therefore beginning to restructure their giving patterns from the aid kitty to align with impact investing.
Power of Ideas 2012: Social Investments nascent but growing
Social enterprises could see investments of about $4 billion globally in 2012, with investors continuing to see the market ‘in its infancy and growing’, according to a report.
$4 billion planned for investment in social enterprise in 2012: Report
The Monitor Institute estimates that over the next 5 - 10 years impact investments will grow to 1 percent of global assets under management, emerging as a new asset class.
CEO killing to impact investment climate in UP: FICCI
Industrial development and investment climate of Uttar Pradesh will be severely affected by the recent killing of the CEO of Italian firm Graziano Transmissioni in Greater Noida, a survey said.
Small and mid-sized MFIs continue to reel under liquidity crunch
Small and mid-sized microfinance institutions continue to reel under a liquidity crunch, even as risk capital makes a cautious re-entry in to the sector.
Accion International launches $10 million investment vehicle, Venture Lab
Accion International has launched its $10 million investment vehicle, Venture Lab, which is focused on providing seed capital to organisations that promote financial inclusion.
Lok Capital closes second fund at $65 million
Lok Capital closed its second fund, Lok Fund II, at $65 million, the Mumbai-based impact investment-focused venture capital fund announced on Wednesday.
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