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Private equity investments surge to all-time high of $37 bn in 2019

The energy industry led by Brookfield's $1.9 Billion investment in Reliance Pipeline Infra also saw a growth in investments.

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IT companies also saw an appreciation in investments with PayTM raking $1 billion by US-based T Rowe Price.

T E Narasimhan Chennai
2019 emerged as a favourable year for Private Equity (PE) investments in India touching $37 billion as against $36.16 billion in 2018. According to data from Venture Intelligence, the gains were led by big-ticket Infrastructure sector deals. 

Arun Natarajan, Founder, Venture Intelligence said, “The fact that the PE investment tally of 2019 outdid the previous high of 2018 - despite uncertainties on the Economic, Political and Global Trade fronts - is very encouraging.”

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First Published: Dec 29 2019 | 5:15 PM IST

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