SAM, Trilegal, AZB lead on Byju's $540 million fund raise from Naspers, Canada Pension

Bar & Bench January 4 2019

Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which runs ed-tech startup Byju’s, has raised $540 million (Rs 3,855 crore) in a round led by South African tech conglomerate Naspers. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) contributed a significant portion of the massive funding round.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas acted for Byju and the team was led by Partners Amit Khansaheb and Roshan Thomas along with Principal Associate Prateek Lala and Associate Siddharth Madhavan.

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