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Ambani prepares Facebook-backed unit for overseas IPO

May 27, 2020

NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries Ltd is working with banks on early preparations for an overseas listing of its digital and wireless business, people with knowledge of the matter said, after the unit attracted more than $10 billion of investment in a month, foreign media reported.

The conglomerate backed by Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, is preparing Jio Platforms Ltd. for an initial public offering outside of India, the people said. The offering could happen in the next 12 to 24 months and the company hasn’t decided on a listing venue, one of the people said. There’s also no final decision on timeline and size, according to the people, who asked not to be identified as the discussions are private.