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Reliance Retail completes fund raise of Rs 47,265 crore for 10.09 pc stake

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Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Ventures Limited (RRVL) have completed the current phase of partner induction and fund raise exercise for RRVL.

Reliance Retail completes fund raise of Rs 47,265 crore for 10.09 pc stake

Accordingly, the RRVL has received cumulative subscription amount of Rs 47,265 crore from its financial partners and allotted 69,27,81,234 equity shares to them. The largest fund raise exercise in the sector was completed in two months’ time.

, Director of Reliance Retail Ventures Limited, said, “We are proud to have such strong and reputed partners in RRVL. We feel honoured by the phenomenal interest shown by the investors in our business and look forward to working with our partners to benefit from their experience and global connectivity. With our focus on new commerce, we are committed to playing a transformational role in the Indian retail sector by empowering millions of merchants and micro, small and medium enterprises.”

PIF has picked up the largest stake of 2.04 percent, followed by Silver Lake Partners at 1.60 percent and 0.4 percent making it a total of 2 pe cent, Mubadala at 1.33 percent, KKR at 1.19 percent, ADIA and GIC at 1.18 percent each, General Atlantic at 0.78 percent and TPG at 0.39 percent.

Morgan Stanley acted as the financial advisor to RRVL while Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Davis Polk & Wardwell acted as legal counsels. BofA Securities, acting as additional financial advisor, advised on the process as well as transaction structuring.