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Piramal Finance lends INR 1100 crore to Embassy Group

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News Point: Piramal Enterprises Limited through its subsidiary Piramal Finance Limited (PFL) has financed the Embassy Group for an amount of  INR 1100 crore.

Piramal Fund Management, Lodha Group, Private Equity in Indian real estate, PE Fund in real estate, India real estate news, Indian property news, NRI investment, Track2RealtyPiramal funding to Embassy Group has been done sequentially across both residential and commercial projects in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad over a span of the last six months.

PFL first funded INR 360 crore towards Embassy Residences in Chennai – a premium residential project spread over 25 acres with 0.3 million sq. ft. of built up area. This has been followed up with an investment in Phoenix-Embassy which is a joint venture between Embassy and Phoenix Group of Hyderabad.

The JV is developing 1.5 million sq. ft. of grade-A commercial space in the financial district of Hyderabad with a potential to develop a further 4 million sq ft. Subsequently, PFL has provided INR 650 crore of growth capital to the Embassy Group in Bangalore.

Khushru Jijina, Managing Director, Piramal Finance Limited said, “We are pleased to have extended our relationship with the Embassy Group and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial association. I have always admired Jitu Virwani’s vision, track record and execution capabilities and we are happy to provide them with customized financial solutions as they scale up their presence across both residential and commercial. ”

Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director, Embassy Group said, “We are delighted to be working closely with a large diversified conglomerate like the Piramal Group who is known for their structuring capabilities and quick turnaround time. We look forward to leveraging their capabilities as we partner with them on our growth capital requirements going forward.”

The Embassy Group has already delivered 30 million sq. ft. of marquee commercial office space and 6 million sq. ft. of premium residential developments. The Group has a pipeline of 17 million sq. ft. of commercial developments across Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai.