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Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd.
Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd.

Reliance Retail receives 7,500 crore from Silver Lake

  • Reliance had announced on 9 September that Silver Lake would buy 1.75% stake in Reliance Retail for 7,500 crore

Mumbai: Reliance Retail Ventures Limited, the retail business of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd, has received 7,500 crore from tech investor Silver Lake, the company said in a stock exchange filing on Saturday.

"Reliance Retail Ventures Limited has allotted equity shares to SLP Rainbow Holdings Pte. Ltd. following which SLP Rainbow Holdings Pte. Ltd. holds 1.75% of the fully diluted equity share capital of Reliance Retail Ventures Limited," the company said.

Reliance had announced on 9 September that Silver Lake would buy 1.75% stake in Reliance Retail for 7,500 crore.

Silver Lake's is the first investment in Reliance Retail after Ambani raised around 1.5 trillion through stake sales in Jio Platforms.

Silver Lake had earlier picked up a 2.08% stake for $1.34 billion in Jio Platforms.

On Wednesday, Reliance Industries Ltd said US private equity investor KKR will invest 5,550 crore for a 1.28% stake in its retail business.

Mint reported earlier this month that other Jio Platforms investors such as sovereign wealth funds Mubadala and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) are also in talks to invest in Reliance Retail, having previously invested in Jio Platforms

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