Hindustan Media Ventures invests Rs 54 cr in OYO
Hopitality major OYO Hotels & Homes has raised Rs 54 crore from Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd.
According to a filing with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), OYO has raised the capital as part of its series F1 funding round.
With this investment, Hindustan Media Ventures subscribed to 125 Series F1 Compulsory Convertible Cumulative Preference Shares (Series F1 CCCPS) of OYO, with a face value of Rs 100 each for cash, at an issue price of Rs 43.20 lakh per Series F1 CCCPS for an aggregate consideration equivalent to Rs 54 crore on a private placement basis.
OYO, however, declined to comment on the development.
OYO Hotels & Homes, currently operates an asset-light chain of hotels and vacation homes and offers over 43,000 hotels and 1.50 lakh homes around the world. OYO currently operates in over 800 cities in 80 countries, including the US, Europe, the UK, India, Middle East, southeast Asia, and Japan.
The company is backed by leading investors, including the SoftBank Vision Fund, Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Ventures, Airbnb, and Hero Enterprise, among others.
Hindustan Media Ventures is promoted by HT Media Ltd which hold 74.4 per cent stake in the company. - IANS