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Flipkart's logistics arm Ekart Logistics raises Rs 16 bn from Klick2Shop

Set up in 2009, Ekart delivers 10 million shipments a month to over 3,800 pin codes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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major Flipkart's logistics arm Logistics has received a funding of Rs 16.32 billion recently from Klick2Shop, as per regulatory filings.

According to documents filed with the Corporate Affairs Ministry, -- the entity that runs Logistics -- received a funding of Rs 16.328 billion in November in three tranches from Logistics Services International.

On November 7, (a company registered in Singapore) pumped in Rs 3.236 billion and topped it up with two more rounds of fund infusion on November 27 for Rs 9.187 billion and Rs 3.274 billion, the documents showed.

"The equity shares allotted to Logistics Services International shall rank pari-passu with existing equity shares of the company as to dividend voting or otherwise...," it added.

Set up in 2009, delivers 10 million shipments a month to over 3,800 pin codes. It works with as well as other brands and merchants outside of the Group.

Ekart was acquired by from WS Retail Services, a major seller on Flipkart's platform, in 2015.

First Published: Wed, January 03 2018. 19:37 IST