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    PhonePe prepping for IPO; seeks valuation of USD 8-10 billion

    PhonePe, part of the Walmart Inc-controlled Flipkart group, is considering to raise funds through an initial public offering for expanding its financial services portfolio and deepening its core United Payments Interface (UPI)-based payments operations, investment banking sources said on Wednesday. The digital payment company is seeking a valuation of USD 8-10 billion, they added. According to the sources, the company will soon engage with bankers and legal consultants to take forward the IPO (Initial Public Offering) process. Also, the company has initiated plans to move its registered holding entity from Singapore to India, underlining its ‘made in India’ credentials. PhonePe’s board has already ratified the proposal to move the holding…