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PE/VCs pumped in $8.4 billion in Oct 2020, growth of 163% over Oct 19

Significant jump in PE/VC investments was primarily on account of investments worth $3.3 billion made in Reliance Retail Ventures

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Year to date, 2020 has recorded $37.5 billion in PE/VC investments.

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Private Equity/ Venture Capital investments in October 2020 stood at $8.4 billion as compared to $3.2 billion in October 2019, up by 163 per cent. In terms of deal value, October 2020 has been the best month ever for PE/VC investments. The significant jump in PE/VC investments was primarily on account of investments worth $3.3 billion made in Reliance Retail Ventures and investments in commercial real estate projects worth $3.6 billion announced by Blackstone and Brookfield.

According to the IVCA-EY report, October 2020 recorded nine large deals (value greater than $100 million) worth $7.6 billion compared to five large deals

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First Published: Nov 12 2020 | 11:58 AM IST

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