Investments in start-ups were a defining feature of 2021, said Darius Pandole, Managing Director & CEO, PE & Equity AIFs--JM Financial. In an interview with Ashley Coutinho, he said the digitisation of traditional businesses and new-age supply chain solutions will lead to opportunities for PE investors. Edited excerpts:
PE-VC firms invested a record $63 billion in Indian companies during 2021, registering a 57 per cent rise over the previous year. What are the factors that have fuelled this growth and what is the outlook for 2022?
The economy showed remarkable resilience in the second half of last year on the back of an effective vaccination campaign and expectations of a faster return of business activity to pre-pandemic levels. Large global