Hinduja Tech secures USD 50 mn investment from private equity fund Creador – ET Auto

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Hinduja Tech has been making significant strides in the mobility industry, by expanding its capabilities and partnerships to drive innovation and growth.

Hinduja Tech Limited (HT), a mobility-focused global engineering R&D services company and a subsidiary of Ashok Leyland, the Indian flagship of the multi- billion dollar conglomerate the Hinduja Group, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Creador to invest USD 50 million acquiring 19.6 % shareholding in the company, which is subject to completion of customary closing conditions. Creador is a private equity firm focused on partnering to grow world-class businesses in Southeast Asia and India. This investment places Hinduja Tech at a post-money equity value of USD 255 million.The infusion of capital will allow Hinduja Tech to augment its existing capabilities in research and development through organic and inorganic means, enhance its global footprint and expand its state of the art labs to gain momentum in its journey towards emerging as a global leader in sustainable engineering mobility services, the company said.

Hinduja Tech has been making significant strides in the mobility industry, by expanding its capabilities and partnerships to drive innovation and growth. The company has also collaborated with numerous players in the mobility space, to support their development and production efforts across various segments, from traditional buses and sports cars to electric and autonomous vehicles, the company said in a media release.

Kumar Prabhas, CEO of Hinduja Tech Limitedsaid, “HT has developed tremendous domain expertise over the last 10 years with a number of Global OEMs as its customers. We have an ambitious growth plan in the sustainable engineering mobility segment. We are very pleased to partner with Creador, their investment will allow Hinduja Tech to accelerate its Global growth plans.

“Creador is excited to partner with the Hinduja Group and the entire team at Hinduja Tech for its next phase of growth. HT has established itself as a key player in the mobility ER&D industry with marquee customers across the globe. With its deep capabilities across engineering, powertrain and electronics, we believe HT is well poised towards creating sustainable and profitable solutions for the future of mobility,” Anish Kedia, Director, Creador, said.

  • Published On Mar 15, 2024 at 07:09 AM IST

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