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November 23, 2017

Sequoia Capital sells Just Dial stake worth Rs35 crore: Mint

A Mint article quotes Venture Intelligence data on PE/VC investments and exits in JustDial:
Sequoia Capital started selling its stake in Just Dial in the third quarter of the current calendar year. On 5 September, Sequoia Capital sold a total of 3.6 million Just Dial shares worth approximately Rs135 crore, thereby bringing down its shareholding by 5.17% to 4.11%. In 2016, Sequoia Capital sold shares worth around Rs60 crore, while in 2015, it offloaded stake worth about Rs1,218 crore in Just Dial, according to data compiled by Venture Intelligence, a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and valuations. Sequoia Capital first invested in Just Dial in 2009. 
Tiger Global made a complete exit from Just Dial in 2015, data from Venture Intelligence shows. 
Sequoia, along with venture capital firm SAIF Partners and Tiger Global made a investment of Rs16.44 crore in the company in 2009. In 2012, Sequoia invested Rs60 crore along with venture capital firm Sapphire Ventures. Subsequently in 2012, Sequoia made its third investment of Rs305 crore in Just Dial.

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