TPG invests $23 million in Indian medical consumables firm

MUMBAI (Reuters) - TPG Growth, a unit of U.S. private equity firm TPG Capital has invested 1.45 billion rupees in Sutures India Pvt Ltd, a privately held medical consumables firm, it said on Monday.

Bangalore-based Sutures manufactures and supplies surgical sutures, meshes, tapes and gloves to hospitals in India. It also exports to countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America.

TPG did not disclose how much stake it would take in Sutures India.

TPG Growth, which manages assets worth $3.5 billion globally, has focused on the healthcare, financial services, consumer and retail sectors in India.

($1 = 63.39 rupees)

(Reporting by Prashant Mehra; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)

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