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Piramal Capital & Housing Finance (PCHFL) has tied up with API Holdings to offer financing options to prospects and has earmarked an quantity of Rs 100 crore for disbursement by the top of this fiscal.

Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Restricted (PCHFL), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Restricted, has cast a strategic partnership with API Holdings by its digital platform Retailio, a launch mentioned on Thursday.

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Retailio is India’s largest digital B2B healthcare platform.

The partnership goals at synergizing respective capabilities to offer environment friendly and seamless financing options to shoppers, retailers and retailers within the API Holdings’ healthcare ecosystem.

“Beneath this partnership, PCHFL Finance has earmarked an preliminary quantity of Rs 100 crore for disbursement by March 2022, which can get upsized foundation preliminary market response,” PCHFL mentioned.

PCHFL will cater to merchandise like Purchase Now Pay Later (BNPL) for shoppers and retailers, multi-collateral loans for retailers, provide chain financing, hospital financing, bill discounting, amongst others.

Jairam Sridharan, MD, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Restricted mentioned the partnership with API Holdings will present tech-enabled financing options to meet the healthcare wants of their prospects.

“Healthcare has turn out to be one of many largest sectors in India, pushed by disruptive innovation and growing spends by shoppers – as individuals are prioritizing well being and well-being within the new regular.

“New age platforms like Retailio are main the paradigm shift within the sector by impactful and scalable digital well being options that make an actual distinction within the lives of individuals,” he mentioned.

This partnership is according to the corporate’s technique of increasing the retail portfolio by a mixture of collaboration-led origination mannequin and leveraging distinguished digital lending capabilities.

“We sit up for a worthwhile and long-term partnership with API Holdings, as we purpose to disburse as much as Rs 100 crore by the top of March 2022,” Sridharan mentioned.

Harsh Parekh, Entire-time Director and Co-founder, API Holdings, mentioned this partnership will present the appropriate capital impetus throughout the complete spectrum of ecosystem companions that the corporate at the moment caters to.

“By bringing collectively our potential synergies, we purpose to offer capital to the underserved SME/ MSME phase that might in-turn assist gas development for these companies,” Parekh mentioned.