August PE/VC flows up 13% YoY to $4.4 bn; infra, realty grab 35% share

16 large deals with value over $100 mn each were recorded, aggregating to $3.3 bn, compared to six such deals worth $3.3 bn a year ago

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Private Equity/Venture Capital investments in August 2019 rose 13 per cent to $4.4 billion from $3.9 billion a year ago, but were 47 per cent lower than the July 2019 figure of $8.5 billion, the highest monthly value of investments on the back of the large $3.7 billion Brookfield-Reliance Jio deal. Total PE/VC investments in India now stand at $36.7 billion, surpassing the previous high of $36.5 billion in 2018, according to EY data. The number of deals this August stood at 82, up 39 per cent on a year-on-year, but 27 per cent lower compared to the July 2019 figure of 112 ...