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  • Manipal Hospitals in talks to sell minority stake to govt-backed NIIF and raise around Rs 2,000 crore Mar 31, 2021 08:00 PM IST

    Manipal Hospitals in talks to sell minority stake to govt-backed NIIF and raise around Rs 2,000 crore

    Manipal Hospitals is eyeing an IPO in the next two or three years. It had earlier explored potential deals with Fortis Hospitals and Medanta Medicity, which did not fructify and in November 2020, it announced the buyout of the Indian assets of Columbia Asia Hospitals for around Rs 2,100 crore.

  • Canada's PSP, US' DFC, Axis Bank invest $107 million in NIIF's master fund Dec 21, 2020 03:54 PM IST

    Canada's PSP, US' DFC, Axis Bank invest $107 million in NIIF's master fund

    The master fund invests in operating assets in core infrastructure sectors, primarily transportation and energy, according to a statement.

  • Smart meters need smart planning Feb 07, 2020 09:13 AM IST

    Smart meters need smart planning

    Full-fledged roll-out of prepaid meters tough to execute unless states come on board and funds are in place

  • NIIF eyes $1 bn from overseas investors in fresh round Jul 26, 2019 04:48 PM IST

    NIIF eyes $1 bn from overseas investors in fresh round

    The NIIF, which is tasked with attracting investments into infrastructure and other key sectors, has already received commitments for $1 billion from a few external investors.

  • SBI, NIIF join hands to provide greater thrust to infra financing Jul 01, 2019 07:26 PM IST

    SBI, NIIF join hands to provide greater thrust to infra financing

    The initiative will address concerns related to availability of equity and long-term debt funding options to large-scale projects thereby stimulating infrastructure development, SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar said.

  • DP World and India's NIF to invest up to $3 billion in transport, logistics Jan 22, 2018 12:02 PM IST

    DP World and India's NIF to invest up to $3 billion in transport, logistics

    The money will target acquiring assets and developing projects in sea and river ports, freight corridors, special economic zones, inland container terminals, and logistics infrastructure such as cold storage, the two organisations said.

  • NIIF, bankers may meet this week to discuss stalled projects May 29, 2017 02:43 PM IST

    NIIF, bankers may meet this week to discuss stalled projects

    The last-mile funding will help get them off the ground, a senior finance ministry official said.

  • India, UK to set up 500 mn pound fund to finance green energy Apr 04, 2017 07:22 PM IST

    India, UK to set up 500 mn pound fund to finance green energy

    The fund will focus initial investments on India's rapidly growing energy and renewable market and a fund manager is expected "to be selected by the autumn", which is by the middle of 2017.

  • NIIF to raise Rs 8,000 cr in FY18, fund projects of Rs 16,000 cr Feb 14, 2017 09:00 AM IST

    NIIF to raise Rs 8,000 cr in FY18, fund projects of Rs 16,000 cr

    The government has allocated Rs 1,000 crore budgetary support to NIIF which will be leveraged to raise Rs 8,000 crore from strategic anchor partners, namely multilateral and bilateral institutions, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and domestic public sector enterprises, according to Output Outcome Framework for Schemes 2017-18.

  • NIIF to start funding activities in few days: Arun Jaitley Sep 22, 2016 01:20 PM IST

    NIIF to start funding activities in few days: Arun Jaitley

    "Even though the NIIF has become operational and in the next few days from now it will start its major activities," Jaitley said while addressing Best Practices in PPPs and Long-term Infrastructure Financing of BRICS Countries seminar here.

  • Jaitley reviews progress of NIIF, discusses infra projects Jun 08, 2016 09:08 PM IST

    Jaitley reviews progress of NIIF, discusses infra projects

    The panel headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on June 8 reviewed the progress of India's maiden sovereign wealth fund NIIF and discussed investment proposals and project pipeline in a bid to speed up development of the infrastructure sector

  • Jaitley meets investors, pitches for infra funding Jun 01, 2016 10:44 AM IST

    Jaitley meets investors, pitches for infra funding

    Pitching for investment in India's first sovereign wealth fund NIIF, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today met global investors and promised them an "advantageous" tax regime in the country.

  • Indo-UAE Investment Summit to push ties with GCC countries May 20, 2016 04:36 PM IST

    Indo-UAE Investment Summit to push ties with GCC countries

    The Indo-UAE Global Investment Summit to be held here next week will boost trade between India and the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries in sectors such as infrastructure, construction, renewable energy and oil & gas

  • See $ weakening in short term; like banks, hospitality cos:Ambit Dec 30, 2015 10:48 AM IST

    See $ weakening in short term; like banks, hospitality cos:Ambit

    As far as the Indian market is concerned, it is likely to get excited going into the Budget, says Andrew Holland of Ambit Investment Advisors. He also expects the dollar to weaken in the short-term, which will in turn be beneficial to emerging markets like India

  • Govt sets up Rs 40K cr NIIF; CEO appointment by Jan end Dec 29, 2015 04:17 PM IST

    Govt sets up Rs 40K cr NIIF; CEO appointment by Jan end

    Jaitley said the NIIF Governing Council will meet again in March to review the progress in the participation of the funds that are willing to invest.

  • Govt sets up search panel under DEA Secy for NIIF CEO Oct 15, 2015 02:12 PM IST

    Govt sets up search panel under DEA Secy for NIIF CEO

    The other members of the search-cum-selection committee are Financial Services Secretary Anjuly Chib Duggal, SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya, NIPFP Director Rathin Roy and economist Rajiv Kumar.

  • Sinha urges Opposition to aid Centre in pushing reform laws Aug 05, 2015 07:50 AM IST

    Sinha urges Opposition to aid Centre in pushing reform laws

    The constitution amendment bill for roll out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been passed by Lok Sabha, and has to be now cleared by Rajya Sabha, where the government does not enjoy majority of its own.

  • Cabinet approves Rs 20,000 crore infra investment fund Jul 29, 2015 10:31 PM IST

    Cabinet approves Rs 20,000 crore infra investment fund

    The decision to set up the fund was taken at the meeting of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources said.

  • FM Arun Jaitley announces setting up of NIIF May 27, 2015 05:28 PM IST

    FM Arun Jaitley announces setting up of NIIF

    Finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the setting up of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in the Union Budget. The North Block has now issued a draft Cabinet note on its formation.

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