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Goldman Sachs invests Rs 110 cr in BPL Medical Technologies

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 12:14

New Delhi: Global investment banking major Goldman Sachs has invested Rs 110 crore in medical devices company BPL Medical Technologies.

The investment will be used to further expand the company's medical device business and is subject to customary approvals, BPL Medical Technologies, a group company of BPL Ltd, said in a statement today.

"We are keen to partner with Goldman Sachs to expand our product range and geographic footprint. Goldman Sachs brings a unique global perspective, coupled with extensive experience investing in India," BPL Ltd Chairman and Managing Director Ajit Nambiar said.

Pursuant to the said transaction, Goldman Sachs Co-Head of private equity in Asia Ankur Sahu and Harsh Nanda, an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, will join the Board of BPL Medical Technologies.

"We are excited to partner with the BPL Group to build a high-quality medical device leader in India," Goldman's Sahu said.

Established in 1963, BPL Ltd started manufacturing precision electrical instrumentation and diversified into medical devices in 1967.

Goldman Sachs is an active investor in India and since 2006, the firm has deployed more than USD 2 billion in the country.


First Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 12:14
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