Equities remain the most favoured asset class despite high valuations. However, the extended sluggishness in the property market s forcing many wealthy families to trim down their direct exposure to real estate
According to early data from Venture Intelligence, private equity investments in the first quarter of this year rose 36 per cent on a year-on-year basis and 23 per cent over the previous quarter (October- December 2016).
Mint India Private Equity Conclave witnessed panel discussions and eminent speakers. They discussed their investment strategies and the outlook for India.
Deal volumes fell by 43 percent in February compared to the same period last year. Prashant Mehra, Partner of Grant Thornton, said the slowdown in deal activity in India was mainly due to uncertainty from the Budget announcement.
Fund raising activity in the PE and VC space witnessed a decline of 6 percent in 2016. PEs and VCs raised closed to USD 24.1 billion in 2016 as compared to USD 25.7 billion in 2015.
According to the Grant Thornton in India's The Fourth Wheel 2017 report, produced in association with Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA), startups received the maximum investment of USD 2.5 billion and constitutes 70 percent of the transaction volumes in 2016.
American private equity firm Lone Star Funds and India's infrastructure financing company IL&FS will jointly invest $550 million in stressed infrastructure projects in India.
In some "tough love" shown to banks by the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday, while bankers are yet to digest the suggestions, it could well be a turning point for the public sector banks.
Eveready may spin off its packet tea business into a 100 percent subsidiary as the board has approved the reorganisation.
Private equity investment activity has begun the new year on a sluggish note with January witnessing a decline in PE investments both in volumes as well as value terms, says a report.
Indiabulls Asset Management, on February 15, 2017, said that it is planning a third real estate fund and its maiden one in the commercial segment and aims to raise Rs 1,500 crores. In the R
To advance the ease of doing business in India, it was announced that there will be further liberalisation to the Foreign Direct Investment policy and abolishment of the FIPB.
ASK Property Investment Advisors (ASKPIA) has exited from ATS Infrastructures' Noida project 'ATS Le Grandiose' located on Noida-Greater Noida Expressway for Rs 121 crore.
It makes for a telling revelation that considering the 11,500 developers under the CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developers‘ Associations of India) umbrella, the number of developers who have consistently delivered projects across all R
Venture capital (VC) funding, including private equity as well as corporate, rose to USD 5.1 billion in the healthcare IT sector last year through 622 deals, says a report.
Tax pass-through for hedge funds or Category III alternate investment funds (AIFs) being considered; government examining recommendations of Narayana Murthy panel on AIFs
In 2016, equity investments witnessed a return journey to India. After the change in its regulatory framework, the country is now looking way more attractive to investors -Â– both, foreign and domestic Â–- than R
A report in the Livemint says that the wind turbine maker Suzlon is looking to raise Rs 800 crore from private equity investors. Asia Climate Partners (ACP) and Olympus Capital Asia are the PE investors that Suzlon is looking at, said the report.
After a record-breaking 2015, 2016 has been a relatively slow year for private equity investments. Both the number of deals, and the underlying value of these deals has fallen substantially. However CNBC-TV18's Farah Bookwala Vhora reports that private equity firms are cautiously upbeat about their prospects in 2017.
The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) has received representations from fund managers, FPIs, PEs, and VCs on the recent list of frequently asked questions issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) which hints at a triple tax incident for their investments in India, sources tell CNBC-TV18.
Partnerships, often between investors and developers, create a pool of money that is available for all projects matching a specific set of criteria, without having to go through the time-consuming approval process. These partnerships R
According to experts, the private equity space was abuzz with deal activities throughout the year, both in terms of exits and investments, but the kitty was smaller in comparison to 2015. In fact, most of the IPOs in 2016 were offer for sale by PE owners, which were well received among investors.
There were 62 private equity deals worth USD 905 million in November this year, as against 91 such transactions worth USD 1.44 billion for the same month last year, says assurance, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton.
These Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) have been registered with Sebi since August 2012.