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India continued to be the second-largest deal market in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019 with over 1,000 private equity and venture capital pacts valued at $45 billion - the highest in the last decade, a report by Bain & Company said on Wednesday
Fund raising activity goes 'cold' in India; PE, VC investments may dip up to 60% in 2020 due to COVID-19: EY
In the past few years, fund raising activity has been touching record highs, and grew 28 percent to $48 billion in 2019.
Coronavirus Outbreak: PE investment in real estate falls 89% to $222 mn in January-March quarter: Report
Private equity (PE) investment in Indian real estate plunged 89 percent to $222 million (Rs 1,640 crore) during the January-March period this year on global economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report by Colliers International
PE, VC inflows start on a strong note in 2020, January records $2.5 bn investments; infra sector continues to play big role in growth: Report
In terms of the number of PE/VC investments, January 2020 was on par with January 2019.
Startups backed by PE, VC created over 26 lakh jobs in 2019; technology-led solutions touching people in remotest areas of country: Report
The report was developed to understand the value created by venture capital and private equity investors through technology and technology-enabled startups in India.
Private equity, VC investments hit record high of $48 bn in 2019; huge fund flow to infrastructure sector drives growth: Report
As per the report, private equity/VC investments in infrastructure space were at $14.5 billion in 2019, which were higher than the cumulative PE/VC infrastructure investments received in the previous seven years.
PE investment in real estate up 3% at Rs 43,704 cr during 2019; fund inflow to retail, warehousing sectors registers rise too: Report
Greenfield Development refers to the real estate development of land not previously used for residential, commercial or industrial purpose.
The startup offers credit, savings and insurance solutions to blue-collar, gig workers.
Venture investments up 69% at $16.4 bn in Q2; strongest-ever quarter by deal values for PE, VC industry: Report
Venture capital investment in India strengthened during the September quarter led by a slew of large deals of over $100 million
PE investment in India rises 59% to $2.11 bn in August on high value investments despite global economic uncertainties: Report
In terms of volume, PE deals stood at 69 in August this year against 67 in the year-ago month, a decline of 3 percent, the report said.
Investment flow into real estate drops 31% to $2.2 bn during January-June driven by liquidity crisis in NBFCs: Anarock
Out of the total $2.2 billion of inflows, commercial real estate attracted the lion's share at 64 percent amounting to over $1.4 billion.
The report noted that private equity investments into affordable housing projects have grown over the years and the segment has witnessed investments of close to $2 billion since 2014.
The global survey, 'Family Business Survey 2019' by PwC, was done among 2,953 family leaders across 53 countries, including 106 family business leaders
Despite being one up dubiously in the matter of outstanding over IL&FS whose dues are estimated to be Rs 91,000 crore, DHFL has agreed to set its house in order.
The government in the interim Budget in February revised upward the fiscal deficit target to 3.4 percent from 3.3 percent of GDP
The report said it is not unusual to witness high levels of public spending in election years and it may push investments in rural and infrastructure-related sectors in the near-term.
Lee Fixell, who joined Tiger Global in 2006, will invest his own money and “may start an investment firm in the future".
Spirit maker ABD plans Rs 800-cr IPO soon after general elections; pre-issue stake sale to private equities for Rs 600 cr
For ABD, this is not the first attempt at IPO as it was close to hit the markets in 2016 as well, but deferred due to adverse market conditions.
Fund inflows from private equity and venture capitalists jump 46% in H1, cross $15 billion: EY report
H1 saw 36 large deals worth $11.5 billion, which were mostly buyouts, making such deals the highest ever at $4.9 billion, a report by EY said
'Modi's GST, demonetisation wildly positive measures, always goes against interests of the entrenched', says Warburg Pincus boss Chip Kaye
India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST), the country’s most ambitious indirect tax reform since independence is a “wildly positive” measure for the medium to long term and those who attack it are probably doing so because the nature of game changing reform is that it goes against the interests of the “entrenched”, Chip Kaye