CDPQ will now help with long-term strategy to build a strong credit portfolio. The focus will be on the retail segment, said the statement.
“The planned investment by CDPQ would contribute towards establishing a large and diversified credit platform in India. This proposed investment will close after customary regulatory approvals,” said the statement.
With new funds, ECL will be able to capitalise on opportunities in the credit market over the next three-four years, said the statement.
Deepak Mittal, managing director and chief executive officer, ECL Finance, said: “Credit has been our strength and we are well positioned to capitalise on the India opportunity.”