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kismetcap.com

Investments

6

Portfolio Exits

1

About Kismet Capital

Kismet Capital, LLC is a private equity investment firm focused on growth and special situation opportunities in India and Southeast Asia. Since its founding in 2004, Kismet and its affiliates have invested over USD 125 million across industries including real estate, energy, financial services, hospitality, and energy services. Among other investments, Kismet Capital is the second largest investor in SKS Microfinance, India's largest microfinance company which launched its IPO in August 2010.

Headquarters Location

New York, New York,

United States

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Latest Kismet Capital News

Prosus N : Statement on sale of Avito

Oct 14, 2022

10/14/2022 | 12:03pm EDT Message : Statement on sale of Avito Prosus has entered into an agreement to sell its shareholding in Russian classifieds business, Avito, to Kismet Capital Group (Kismet), for a total cash consideration of RUB 151 billion. Kismet is a private investment group with a track record of investing in technology and telecommunications businesses in Russia. All relevant regulatory approvals have been received. Closing is expected to occur in October 2022. Since announcing our intention to sell Avito on 20 May 2022, our aim has been to manage the sale of the business in a responsible and orderly way. We believe this transaction best accomplishes that objective. Attachments

Kismet Capital Investments

6 Investments

Kismet Capital has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Kodland as part of their Series A on January 1, 2022.

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Kismet Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/10/2022

Series A

Kodland

$9M

Yes

4

10/27/2021

Series C

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$99M

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10

10/15/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

7/5/2021

Series F

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$99M

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10

1/28/2020

Series E

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$99M

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10

Date

1/10/2022

10/27/2021

10/15/2021

7/5/2021

1/28/2020

Round

Series A

Series C

Series A

Series F

Series E

Company

Kodland

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Amount

$9M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

10

10

10

10

Kismet Capital Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Kismet Capital has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was SKS Microfinance on August 16, 2010.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/16/2010

IPO

$99M

Public

1

Date

8/16/2010

Exit

IPO

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Public

Sources

1

Kismet Capital Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Kismet Capital acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Made on May 28, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

5/28/2019

Convertible Note

$99M

$0.31M

Acq - Fin

2

Date

5/28/2019

Investment Stage

Convertible Note

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

$0.31M

Note

Acq - Fin

Sources

2

Kismet Capital Team

1 Team Member

Kismet Capital has 1 team member, including current Founder, Ashish Lakhanpal.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Ashish Lakhanpal

Founder

Current

Name

Ashish Lakhanpal

Work History

Title

Founder

Status

Current

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