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Private equity firms exit $18 bn in two years

A PE firm estimate exits of $10.9 billion in 2015 and $9.8 billion in 2016

Ranju Sarkar  |  New Delhi 

Lack of exits and poor returns have been the biggest bane of private equity (PE) firms in India. While returns remain an issue, PE funds in India have returned around $18 billion to investors in the past two years — $8.12 billion in 2015 and $9.77 billion in 2016, according to research firm Venture Intelligence.  A PE firm estimate exits of $10.9 billion in 2015 and $9.8 billion in 2016. Exits as a percentage of investments increased from 43 per cent between 2006 and 2010 to 53 per cent between 2011 and 2016, despite a spurt in investments in the past two years due to ...

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First Published: Thu, April 27 2017. 01:24 IST
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