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Drip Capital raises $25 million private equity, venture capital fund to accelerate global trade
Wed, Jul 24, 2019
Palo Alto and Drip Capital have raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Accel with participation from existing investors Sequoia India, Wing VC, and Y Combinator.
Real Estate Buzz: Logistics, Warehousing emerge prime investment destination for PE investors
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
PE funds altogether pumped nearly $9.7 bn into Indian real estate between Q1 2017 and Q1 2019 - logistics & warehousing is a bright new spot on the Indian real estate map for them.
Making money: Ultra rich in India expected to hike investment in Private Equity: Report
Tue, May 21, 2019
According to the Attitude Survey conducted by Knight Frank, 46% of Indian ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) are likely to increase their investment in Private Equity segment in 2019, 9% higher compared to the year 2018.
PE Inflows in retail space double to $1.2 billion in 2 years: Report
Mon, May 20, 2019
Liberalisation in FDI policies has attracted major global PE funds to double their investments in the Indian retail sector.
PE Funds invest $26.3 billion in India during 2018: Report
Wed, May 15, 2019
Private equity funds in India invested $26.3 billion across 793 deals during 2018, a report said on Tuesday.
Entity-level PE inflow share in Indian real estate rises 17 pct in last two years
Tue, May 14, 2019
From an overall 22 per cent share in 2015 and 2016, entity-level PE investments increased to a share of over 39 per cent during 2017 and 2018, reveals ANAROCK report.
Private equity deals soar to $8.45 bn in January-March quarter
Thu, May 02, 2019
Large investments in energy and natural resources sector fuelled the value chart in the last quarter, said Grant Thornton's PE dealtracker report.
Private equity investment in commercial and residential real estate - No contest
Fri, Apr 19, 2019
In PE investment, due to high demand by the organised IT/ITeS and BFSI sectors, the commercial real estate has scored in a big way over the residential segment.
Real Estate PE investment: Singapore triples private equity fund in Indian commercial realty to $3.5 billion
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
PE or private equity investors of Singapore have pumped $1.15 bn into Indian real estate. This saw a three-fold jump in 2017 and 2018 - to nearly $3.5 bn.
PE, VC investment in India at USD 20.5 billion in 2018: Report
Thu, Mar 28, 2019
Private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investments in the country stood at USD 20.5 billion across 786 transactions in 2018 on account of tech-enabled start-ups, e-commerce and information technology-enabled services, according to a report by Grant Thornton.
At $2.5 bn, Jan 2019 Records Highest Monthly PE/VC Fund-raise Ever
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
January 2019 recorded $1.8 billion in private equity/venture capital investments, 49% lower compared to January 2018 and 43% lower compared to the previous month, according to EY.
PE investments hit all-time high of $21 bln in 2017: Report
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
PE investment: According to tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton, the year 2017 was a milestone year for PE investments as 735 transactions were announced worth USD 21 billion. The significant rise in PE deal values in 2017, despite a 24 per cent decline in number of deals over 2016, signals the revival of big-ticket investments and larger stake acquisitions
Bank NPAs make opportunity for asset reconstruction firms: Jaitley
Sun, Jul 30, 2017
"The opportunities presented by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) framework and the government`s emphasis on resolution represent a unique opportunity for ARCs and Private Equity (PE) firms," Jaitley said here at a meeting with leading ARCs and PE firms focussed on stressed assets.
India Inc's merger & acquisition deal tally soars to $62.5 billion in 2016: Thornton
Wed, Jan 25, 2017
India Inc's merger and acquisition (M&A) activity witnessed nearly 1,500 deals worth $62.5 billion (nearly Rs 4,15,796.9 crore) in 2016 and with more economic reforms expected, the current year is also likely to be 'action-packed', says a report.
Sebi relaxes rules for angel funds to boost startup funding
Thu, Jan 05, 2017
To give a fillip to startup funding, markets regulator Sebi has relaxed its rules for investment by angel funds, including allowing them to invest in up to five-year old entities.
PEs pull out record $10 billion after solid show in 2015
Mon, Jan 02, 2017
Global private equity (PE) players made good a sudden jump in valuation of their investments in 2016 and chose to pull out a record $10.3 billion from domestic markets. The value of PE investment was stagnant, or even in some cases declined, over the past one decade.
Sebi pitches India to Silicon Valley investors
Fri, Jun 03, 2016
U.K. Sinha, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), said improved regulations make it much easier for investors in the country`s over-4,000 technology startups to eventually cash out through initial public offers in Asia`s third-largest economy.
Nasscom selects 39 startups for 'Innotrek'
Sun, Apr 24, 2016
IT industry body Nasscom today said it has shortlisted 39 Indian startups for the third edition of its 'Innotrek' programme to be held in the US, where tech entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to meet investors and learn business nuances from experts.
SoftBank slams bid to unseat founder's heir apparent Nikesh Arora
Thu, Apr 21, 2016
SoftBank said Thursday "the Board takes its duties seriously and is in the process of reviewing the letter".