Zomato Raises $250 Million Funding From Tiger Global, Kora And Others


Info Edge (India) Ltd. on Monday said its investee company Zomato has raised $250 million (over Rs 1,800 crore) in funding from Tiger Global, Kora and others, valuing the online food ordering platform at $5.4 billion.

“Zomato Pvt. Ltd. has closed a primary fundraise of $250 million from five different investors…The transactions valued Zomato at a post-money valuation of $5.4 billion (exchange rate of Rs 73.5 per U.S. dollar),” Info Edge said in a regulatory filing.

On a fully converted and diluted basis, Info Edge’s effective stake in Zomato stands at 18.4%, it added.

Comments from Zomato could not be elicited immediately.

As per the latest filing by Info Edge, $ 115 million has been invested by Kora Management LP, $55 million from funds associated with Fidelity, $50 million from Tiger Global Management, LLC, $20 million from Bow Wave Capital Management, LP and $10 million from Dragoneer Investment Group, LLC.

In September last year, Info Edge had said Zomato had raised $160 million (about Rs 1,173 crore) in funding from Tiger Global and Temasek Holdings subsidiary MacRitchie Investments that valued the online food ordering platform at $3.3 billion.

In January 2020, Zomato had raised $150 million (over Rs 1,065 crore) at a pre-money valuation of $3 billion.

Zomato — which competes aggressively with Prosus-backed Swiggy in the Indian market — has previously stated that it plans to go for an initial public offering in the first half of 2021.

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The online food delivery segment has seen significant growth in the last few years with Zomato and Swiggy competing head-on to grab market share.

Zomato’s FY20 revenue had jumped over two-folds to $394 million (around Rs 2,960 crore) from the previous fiscal, while its Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization loss was at around Rs 2,200 crore in FY2019-20.

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