Kolkata/Mumbai: Oman India Joint Investment Fund II (OIJIF II) recently announced that it has invested INR 75 crores in Senco Gold Limited, a pan India jewellery retailer based out of Kolkata, says a press release.
Senco Gold operates 127 showrooms across the country. In eastern India, it is the largest organised jewellery retail player. Senco has been rated as the 2nd most trusted Jewellery brand in India by TRA in their Brand Trust Report 2020.
One of India’s top VC firms, SAIF Partners India IV Limited, has been an investor in the company since 2014. Senco posted consolidated revenues of around INR 2,675 crores for FY2021.
Srinath S, CEO – OIJIF MC said, “We are excited to partner with Senco Gold & Diamonds, a regional champion in the USD 65 billion Indian jewellery market. Senco has a formidable brand presence in its home markets and growing in rest of the country, and amongst the best growth and profitability track records within the sector.”
Suvankar Sen, Managing Director and CEO of Senco Gold said, “We are delighted to partner with OIJIF II and look forward to working together. We intend to build Senco into a national level omni-channel jewellery brand. With the pandemic now receding, Senco is well positioned for an expansion of its showroom network as well as building its digital presence.”
Quest Profin Advisor Pvt. Ltd. (Quest), a Mumbai based boutique Investment Bank, were the exclusive Financial Advisors to the Company and the transaction.