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VC/PE investment in 2015 overtakes calendar 2014

Posted by fairval on September 7, 2015

Acche din are  certainly here for Angel – VC – PE space.

  • YTD 2015 investment stands at around USD 9.1b, 5% more than the figure of USD 8.7b reported in entire calendar 2014.
  • Monthly investments in private equity seem to have picked up sharply in India. After 91 reported transactions in July, another 80 transactions were reported in August’15
  • The total deal count in Jan-Aug 15 stands at 529, almost 60% higher than the same period last year.



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VC/PE sector headed for a big year

Posted by fairval on May 2, 2015

Revival in equity markets and economy seems set to drive a Angel/VC/PE investments to big year. In Apr’15, 67 transactions were reported, which could be an all time high for investment count in a single month. Value of reported investments crossed USD 1.5b.

In Jan-Apr’15, reported investment is around USD 4.4b, more than twice the amount reported in the same period in 2014 (USD1.8b)

VC/PE Deals Jan-Apr15

VC/PE Deals Jan-Apr15

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Jan’15 sees 59 Angel/VC/PE deals

Posted by fairval on February 4, 2015

The calender year 2015 has got off to a good start for the venture capital / private equity industry (VC/PE), as both fresh investments and exits saw robust activity.

Angel/VC/PE funds announced 59 deal closures in Jan’15. Total amount invested – from the 43 transactions where deal amount was available — aggregated to $1.44 billion. In contrast, Jan’14 had witnesses 44 deal closures with aggregate disclosed investment of only $197 million.

VC/PE deals in Jan'15 in India

VC/PE deals in Jan’15 in India

Internet related businesses continue to attract maximum VC/PE interest. As many as a third of all transactions were targeted towards e-comm or other types of internet driven businesses. IT/ITES businesses attracted 10 deals, while healthcare, media & entertainment and BFSI remained popular

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