Following Facebook's 9.9% stake buy for Rs 43,574 crore, other global investors are making a beeline for similar deals with Jio Platforms, Reliance Industries (RIL) said.Reliance said, "In addition to the Facebook investment, the Board was informed that RIL has received strong interest from other strategic and financial investors and is in good shape to announce a similar sized
investment in the coming months."
RIL announced its fourth quarter ended March 31, 2020 results on Thursday. The company registered a net profit of Rs 6,348 crore.
Facebook's investmenet in Jio Platforms put the telecom major in India's top five companies by market capitalisation within four years of its launch.
"This is the largest investment for a minority stake by a technology company anywhere in the world and the largest FDI in the technology sector in India," it had said.(Disclaimer: Reliance Industries Ltd. is the sole beneficiary of Independent Media Trust which controls Network18 Media & Investments Ltd)