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Exclusive: FlexiLoans secures Rs 60 Cr debt from Vivriti AMC


MSMEs-focused fintech lender FlexiLoans has raised Rs 60 crore via non-convertible debt from Vivriti Asset Management. The fresh funds come after a gap of around 20 months for the Mumbai-based company.

The board at FlexiLoans has passed a special resolution to issue 6,000 non-convertible debentures (NCDs) at an issue price of Rs 1,00,000 per debenture for a consideration of Rs 60 crore in one or more tranches, as per the company’s regulatory filings with the Registrar of Companies.

The company has already received Rs 30 crore as part of the first tranche from Vivitri Emerging Corporate Bond Fund (Vivriti Asset Management).

The debt has a rate of interest of 12.9% per annum with a tenure of 31 months. The company intends to utilize the funds for the ongoing business operations.

Founded by Deepak Jain, Manish Lunia, Ritesh Jain and Abhishek Kothari, FlexiLoans provides MSMEs access to collateral-free funds through its digital lending platform. The company uses proprietary technology and risk models to score customers and approve loans within 48 hours.

FlexiLoans has more than 120 partners including companies like Amazon, Flipkart, BharatPe, Pine Labs, and Mswipe.

FlexiLoans has raised over $115 million to date via equity and debt. In June 2022, it raised $90 million in its Series B round through an equity and debt mix from Fasanara Capital, MAJ Invest, and Caravel Group chairman Harry Banga’s family office along with existing shareholders including Sanjay Nayar.

FlexiLoans’ revenue from operations surged 110.7% to Rs 108.5 crore during FY23 from Rs 51.5 crore in FY22. The company generates revenue from interest on loans, loan processing fees and other financial charges.

As per the startup intelligence platform TheKredible, the company also turned profitable with Rs 6.66 crore profit in FY23 against Rs 10.8 crore loss in FY22.

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