We tracked hundreds of financings and exits in the last week. Here are 10 notable deals. To see them all, login to CB Insights or create an account here.
1. Karhoo raises $250M to compete with cab-hailing giants
10-month-old Uber challenger Karhoo raised a $250M round of funding, with plans to raise over $1B. Karhoo, which won't launch until January 2016, is a price-comparision platform for licensed taxi companies.
2. Fintech company Equiniti holds IPO
Financial services tech company Equiniti went public at a $758M valuation. Private equity firm Advent owns the group after spinning it out from Lloyds TSB in 2007.
3. Indian carrier InterGlobe Aviation holds IPO at $4.2B valuation
Low-cost Indian airline InterGlobe Aviation turned to the public markets to raise $482.4M. The carrier's IPO puts the company at a $4.2B valuation.
4. Online-booker HostelWorld goes public
In another big travel deal this week, online-booking platform Hostelworld raised an $190M IPO at a valuation of $270M.
5. ReNew Power Ventures raises $255M in private equity
Indian solar and wind energy company ReNew Power Ventures raised $270M in equity from a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Goldman Sachs, and the Global Environmental Fund, along with previous investors. With this new round, ReNew Power has raised total equity of $655M.
6. EdgeMarc Energy Holdings announces $300M equity round
EdgeMarc Energy Holdings announced a $300 million equity commitment bringing total equity commitments to over $750 million. The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan joined existing investors through Goldman Sachs' Private Capital group.
7. SoFi raises $150M from Chinese social network Renren
Online lending platform SoFi raised $150M in additional capital from Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN), a Chinese social network. Renren intends to obtain up to $130 million loans from several financial institutions to partially finance this investment in SoFi.
8. Alteryx raises $85M Series D
Data analytics platform Alteryx raised an $85M Series D round led by Iconiq Capital and Insight Venture Partners.
9. Indian wealth manager IIFL raises $173M in growth equity
India-based private wealth managment firm IIFL Wealth Management raised $173M in growth equity from American buyout firm General Atlantic at a $801M valuation.
10. Uptake Technologies joins the Unicorn Club
Predictive analytics company Uptake reached unicorn status by raising $45M at a $1.1B valuation this week. The Chicago-based startup raised capital from GreatPoint Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Lightbank and Caterpillar.