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Deals totaled $5.39 billion across 42 announced and completed transactions in the fourth quarter of 2022

BS Reporter Bengaluru
Private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investments in Asia-Pacific excluding Japan continued their downward trajectory when 2022 closed.

Deals totaled $5.39 billion across 42 announced and completed transactions in the fourth quarter of 2022, compared to $20.07 billion across 79 transactions in the same period in 2021, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Deal value and volume have slowed down since the third quarter of 2021, a period that saw the highest PE investments in the region in the last two years.

In 2022, aggregate transaction value ($35.43 billion) and the number of deals (208 transactions) fell

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First Published: Jan 26 2023 | 8:00 PM IST

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