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Deal of the Month 

Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co. Ltd. ( "Fosun Pharma"), a leading Chinese health care provider) will acquire ~86% stake in the KKR-backed Gland Pharma (“Company”) for up to USD 1.26 bn.

The Transaction

Fosun Pharma has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ~86% stake in Hyderabad-based pure-play generic injectable products company Gland Pharma, for upto USD 1.26 bn.

Fosun will acquire shares from KKR, the Founders, Vetter Group and also subscribe to Convertible Preference Shares of Gland Pharma (amounting to ~ 6% stake). PVN Raju, Founder of the Company, and his son Dr. Ravi Penmetsa will retain a stake and continue on the Board of Gland Pharma. Dr. Ravi Penmetsa will continue as MD & CEO.

The deal is subject to customary regulatory and shareholder clearances.

Click here to learn more about this deal.. 

Disclaimer: Aurum Equity Partners LLP was not a part of this deal in any way. 


Topic - Restructuring : Impact of Bankruptcy and Insolvency Laws on Banking Sector NPA Resolution
Speakers - Sanjay Bansal (Founder & Managing Partner, Aurum Equity Partners LLP) & Others.
To be Announced Soon!


Topic - Will Medical Devices be the next growth catalyst in Indian Healthcare?

Mobile Messaging: The Stakes Have Been ‘Hiked'

by Arvind Yadav
Published: 17th August 2016
With a USD 175 million fundraise, Hike messenger has just upped the game in the mobile messaging market. Loaded with cash and backed by the global bigwigs which include Bharti, Softbank, Tiger Global and now Tencent, the app is gunning for the pole position which has so far been firmly sitting with Whatsapp.

GST – How will it change the dynamics of the Logistics industry in India

by Sanjay Bansal
Published: 12th August 2016
The business community of India finally breathed a long held sigh of relief as GST(Good and Services Tax) bill was passed in the Parliament. A country divided by different taxes pertaining to each state and the central government, a uniform tax structure is definitely something to cheer about.

Indian branded apparel retail: Promising but not big enough?

by Shweta Jain
Published: 10th August 2016
International brands including Zara, H&M, Mango, Guess, GAP etc. have made deep inroads in the Indian apparel market. Indian consumers increasingly prefer these brands for their perceived quality, fit and style. On the contrary, Indian brands, such as Fab India, W, BIBA, AND, Allen Solly, Van Heusen etc., which have been quite successful in the domestic market have failed to replicate a similar fan following in the global arena.

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