Private Equity (PE) in India is still in its nascent stage, accounting for roughly 1 per cent of GDP.
The infrastructure sector raised a total of $3.49 billion across 33 transactions in FY17 compared with $2.98 billion raised in 31 transactions in FY16, highlighting the growing number of deals in the sector, according to data from investment bank Equirus Capital.
Private equity firm Lone Star has joined hands with IL&FS to invest in struggling Indian infrastructure projects. The tie-up will have an investment corpus of $550 million, which could result in asset purchases of up to $2.5 billion, according to the partners.
Private equity inflows into the countryÂ´s real estate sector surged 62 per cent to Rs 38,000 crore, during 2016, largely helped by ParliamentÂ´s clearance of two significant legislations - the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill and GST, says a report.
Private equity inflows into the countryÂ’s real estate sector surged 62 per cent to Rs 38,000 crore, during 2016, largely helped by ParliamentÂ’s clearance of two significant legislations Â— the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill and GST, says a report.
Brookfield, the worldÂ´s second biggest manager of alternative assets like real estate and private equity from Canada, has emerged as the frontrunner to take over the entire portfolio of 11 road projects of Reliance Infrastructure for an enterprise value of Rs.8,000 crore.
Private equity (PE) investments in the country surged over 20 per cent to $9.1 billion last year even as deal volumes declined during the same period, says a report. According to Ernst & Young, PE activity in the country has been range bound with an average of $8.5 billion across 400 deals in each of the last four years. Total number of deals were higher at 415 in 2012.