Rs 11,367 crore has been invested in Jio Platform by Vista
May 8, Friday Reliance Industries Limited and Jio platform Limited confirmed that Vista Equity Partners will invest in Jio platform. The amount that Vista Equity Partners decided to invest is Rs 11,367 crore. However, This enterprise values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore.

On a fully diluted basis, Vista’s will invest 2.32% equity stake in Jio Platform. This investment will make Vista Equity Partners, the largest investor in Jio Platform behind Reliance Industries and Facebook.

In less than three weeks Jio Platform has now raised from leading technology investors by Rs 60,596.37 crore.

Jio Platform is known as a next-generation technology company building a Digital Society of India. This company aims to bring all the Jio’s digital app, digital ecosystem and a high speed connectivity platform together under one umbrella. Connectivity to over 388 subscribers has been provided by the Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and it will continue to be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jio Platforms.

Vista is known as a leading global investment company. Vista mainly concentrated on empowering and growing enterprise software, data and technology. They focus to encourage companies like reinventing industries and catalyzing change.
Want to know more about Vista?
• This company has more than $57 billion in cumulative commitments.
• Vista is a global network of companies.
• This company attain 5th rank in the world as an enterprise software company in the world.

Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd Mukesh Ambani comment on the transaction that similar to our other partners, For the benefit of all Indians, Vista also share with us the same perception of continuing to grow and transform the Indian digital ecosystem. Vista and Reliance Industries both believe in the transformative power of technology to be the key to an even better future for everyone. Mukesh Ambani mention further that in Robert and Brian, whose family hails from Gujarat, he found two outstanding global technology supervisors who believe in India and the transformative potential of a Digital Indian Society. They are excited to power the professional expertise and multi-level support that Vista has been offering to its investments globally for the benefit of Jio.

Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Robert F. Smith said that Vista is excited to join Jio Platforms to distribute exponential growth in connectivity across India, providing modern consumer, small business and enterprise software. They are aiming to fuel the company as one of the world’s fastest growing digital economies.

Vista is going to invest in the Jio Platform and this transaction is subject to regulatory and other customary approvals. Morgan Stanley worked in Reliance Industries as financial advisor and AZB & Partners and Davis Polk & Wardwell acted as legal counsels.
Vista legal counsels are Kirkland &amp, Ellis LLP and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas &amp.


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