Bertelsmann Expands Activities in Growth Regions

Bertelsmann is using its local fund in India to create strategic options for building digital business models. The Group has holdings in Pepperfry, the country’s leading online marketplace for furniture, and in the corporate training company Eruditus Executive Education.

Bertelsmann Tops Up Investments in Indian Digital Companies

Bertelsmann is stepping up its activities in India with follow-on investments in two digital startups: The international media, services and education company is participating in a $34-million round of financing for Treebo, an online marketplace for budget hotels, and in a round of approx. $10.5 million for the fintech company Lendingkart.

Bertelsmann Acquires a Stake in Indian Higher-Education Provider Eruditus

Bertelsmann is strengthening its activities in India with a strategic investment in the higher education sector. The international media, services and education company is acquiring a stake in Eruditus Executive Education – a company that develops executive education programs in partnership with prestigious universities such as Columbia, Harvard, INSEAD, MIT, Tuck and Wharton, and markets and administers them currently in India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Bertelsmann Supports Further Growth of Pepperfry.com

Bertelsmann is investing in Indian e-commerce again: The international media, services and education company is contributing an eight-digit amount to a round of financing for Pepperfry.com, India’s leading online marketplace for furniture.

Bertelsmann Invests in Indian Startup Treebo

The international media, services and education company Bertelsmann is leading a Series B round of financing for Treebo, an Indian branded managed marketplace for budget hotels. Existing investors SAIF Partners and Matrix Partners are also participating in this fundraise.

Bertelsmann Invests in Indian Fintech Company Lendingkart

Bertelsmann is further expanding its digital businesses in the strategic growth region of India. The international media, services and education company is leading a financing round (Series B) for the Indian Fintech company Lendingkart.