Beauty e-tailer Nykaa has raised Rs a hundred crore ($14.Four million) in a clean investment round from US-primarily based private fairness company TPG Growth. Nykaa will use the cash mainly to introduce other splendor brands, make its physical retail shops throughout the country and build its e-commerce enterprise at the internet site and app, an agency statement said. The company recently launched Nykaa Man, its men’s grooming business, and Nykaa Pro, a portal for expert splendor purchasers. It is also increasing into the fashion business and has mounted with a new website and app supplying over fifty brands. “As we look for new ways to serve our clients via tasks like physical retail, Nykaa Man and Nykaa Fashion, our increase momentum will continue to remain robust inside the coming years,” said Falguni Nayar, founder and leader executive at Nykaa.Com. Run via FSN E-Commerce Ventures Pvt. Ltd, Nykaa was founded in 2012 by funding-banker-grew to become entrepreneur Nayar, who turned into a former coping with the director at Kotak Mahindra Capital. The online market sells merchandise across classes ranging from skincare, haircare, fragrances, bathtub and body, and comfort products for each man and woman.
“With its omnichannel presence, distinctive brand partnerships, excessive client engagement, and properly-curated product strains, Nykaa has emerged as a disruptive force inside the Indian splendor panorama in India,” stated Akshay Tanna on behalf of TPG Growth. Financial services firm Avendus Capital was the adviser to Nykaa at the transaction. Nykaa For the monetary yr 2017-18, the beauty e-tailer pronounced net sales of Rs 570 crore compared to Rs 214 crore within the previous financial. It no longer divulges earnings and loss figures; however, it claims that it’ll turn profitable inside the contemporary monetary 12 months. Since 2015, the firm has been operating on an omnichannel model and presently has 17 stores throughout the usa in two formats — Nykaa Luxe and Nykaa On Trend. The corporation also gives its very own in-house splendor products.