Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
HomeEconomyCholamandalam Investment to acquire 72% stake in Payswiff for Rs 450 cr

Cholamandalam Investment to acquire 72% stake in Payswiff for Rs 450 cr

Text Size:

New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company on Monday said it plans to acquire 72.12 per cent stake in fintech payment solutions provider Payswiff Technologies Private Ltd for Rs 450 crore.

The company, an NBFC, is part of the Murugappa Group.

Cholamandalam Investment has signed a shareholders’ agreement and a Share Purchase Agreement on January 17, with Payswiff, its founders and other existing shareholders, according to a regulatory filing.

“The total investment will result in the company holding up to 72.12 per cent of the equity capital of Payswiff on a fully diluted basis and Payswiff consequently will become a subsidiary of the company,” it said.

The cash deal may take place in one or more tranches at a price of Rs 1,622.66 per share.

Incorporated in 2013, Payswiff is engaged in the business of enabling online payment gateway services for e-commerce businesses and provides e-commerce solutions.

Payswiff is an omni-channel payment transaction solution that lets business owners accept payments from their customers in-store, at home deliveries, online, and on-the-go using mPOS and POS solutions, it said.

“The proposed acquisition is in line with the long-term strategy of the company to explore and expand in the entire lending ecosystem model particularly in the SME segment. Payswiff being a company forming part of the digital and technology ecosystem in the SME segment is expected to add value to the existing Chola ecosystem,” it said.

This investment will provide a platform to build new age SME offering at scale, access to the SME network across the country and an opportunity to be one of the preferred SME financiers, it said. PTI DP RAM

This report is auto-generated from PTI news service. ThePrint holds no responsibility for its content.

Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram

Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it

India needs free, fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism even more as it faces multiple crises.

But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle.

ThePrint has the finest young reporters, columnists and editors working for it. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here.

Support Our Journalism

Most Popular