50 global investors made their first Indian investment in 2020: Report

Indian private market is going strong with a record investment of $41 billion in 2020 despite Covid


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Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
The year 2020 recorded venture capital and private equity investments worth $41 billion across 831 deals. The surge in deal value was primarily supported by telecom and retail segments with Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail alone receiving $16 billion VC and PE investment, according to a new report by Praxis Global Alliance, a global management consulting and advisory firm.

2020 has been a historical one with Covid impacting all geographies and industries. However, despite the pandemic, the Indian growth story remains strong. India is expected to be the third-largest economy by 2030 with a GDP (gross domestic product) of $7 trillion in 2030, said the report. It has seen robust activity both in public and private markets.

“Indian private market is going

First Published: Mar 03 2021 | 6:48 PM IST

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