India Inc sees 219 deals worth $8.4 bn in August, record volumes since 2005

Volumes have almost doubled over August 2020, transaction values jumped by 5.8x driven by a 13x rise in PE investment values, as per Grant Thornton Bharat Deal Tracker

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The star sector of the month continued to be tech followed by education, pharmaceutical and energy sectors.

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For India Inc the month of August witnessed 219 deals aggregating to $8.4 billion, record volumes for any given month since 2005. While the volumes have almost doubled compared with August 2020, transaction values jumped by 5.8x driven by over 13x increase in the PE investment values, according to Grant Thornton Bharat Deal Tracker for the month of August.

August 2021 saw total M&A transaction valued at $867 million across 37 deals, as opposed to August 2020 (30 deals, valued collectively at $908 million).

Private equity and venture capital firms recorded 182 deals, valued at $ 7.6 billion driven mainly by high

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First Published: Sep 13 2021 | 5:46 PM IST

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