ADIA to invest ₹5,683.50 Cr in Jio Platforms

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After UAE Based Mubadala Development Company to Invest Rs 9,093 cr in Reliance’s Jio Platforms, The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) to invest ₹5,683.50 Cr in Jio Platforms.

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) will invest Rs 5,683.50 crore for a 1.16 percent stake in Jio Platforms, it was announced on Sunday. ADIA’s fund infusion is the eighth investment in Jio Platforms, the digital arm of Reliance Industries, over the past seven weeks.

The ADIA deal values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore.

With the eight investments, the total amount invested in Jio Platforms now stands at Rs 97,886 lakh crore for 21.06 percent share in the telecom major.

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is a sovereign wealth fund of the Abu Dhabi emirate of the United Arab Emirates. ADIA manages a global investment portfolio that is diversified across more than two dozen asset classes and sub-categories.

Early Friday, Mubadala, which is also owned by Abu Dhabi, had announced a Rs 9,093.60 crore investment for a 1.85 percent stake.

On Friday, Silver Lake Partners also announced an additional Rs 4,547 crore investment for a further 0.93 percent stake in the telecom major, having invested earlier in May.

Facebook was the first to put its finger in the Jio Platforms pie with a Rs 43,574 crore ($5.7 billion) investment for a 9.99 percent stake. The investment made Facebook the largest minority shareholder in Jio Platforms and valued the RIL technology arm at Rs 4.62 lakh crore ($66 billion) pre-money enterprise value.

Subsequently, a number of American private equity players grabbed a slice in the digital subsidiary of the Indian conglomerate.

Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners announced a Rs 5,655.75 crore investment for 1.15 percent stake in early May. It was followed by Vista Equity Partners’ Rs 11,367 crore investment for a 2.32 percent stake.

General Atlantic announced a Rs 6,598.38 crore investment for a 1.34 percent stake in Jio Platforms mid-May. And it was followed by KKR, which announced an investment worth Rs Rs 11,367 crore for a 2.32 percent stake.