The software & services attracted the most investments, accounting for 22.27% of the total investments in deal value with an aggregate of $3.06 billion. Real Estate was the second, attracting $2,49 billion in 2017.
(Others include transportation, retailing, consumer services, commercial & professional services, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology & life sciences, media, food, beverage & tobacco, consumer durables & apparel, automobiles & components, among others.)
There were nine deals worth $48.57 million and no exit in the last seven days ended September 06, 2017.
1. Includes Saama Capital II, Mayfield Fund LLC, Bertelsmann Corporate Services India, India Quotient Fund.
2. Includes Artiman Capital India Pvt. Ltd.
*Goldman Sachs (Principal Investments)
Top five PE deals this year
The top five deals this year accounted for 20.98% of the total investment in terms of deal value. In the largest deal of this year, Softbank Group invested $1.4 billion in One 97 Communications for 20% stake. This was followed by GIC’s $1.33-billion bet in DLF Cyber City Developers for 33.34% stake and KKR India’s & CPPIB’s $946.40 million investment in Bharti Infratel.
Liquidity events/exits this year
There were 146 exits; 68 of them coming through open market. Khazanah Nasional sold 10.85% stake in Apollo Hospitals for $284.17 million, Warburg Pincus sold 24.94% stake in Capital First for $275.41 million, while KKR India sold 8.43% stake in Dalmia Bharat for $236.91 millions.