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PE/VC investments decline 8% to $41.4 bn during January-November 2020

PE investments in Reliance Group entities accounted for 42%

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PE/VC investment activity in India can pick-up pace faster than expected if positive news emerges from the initial roll out of the various successful vaccines announced globally

T E Narasimhan Chennai
PE/VC investments during January to November declined by 8 per cent to $41.4 billion from $44.9 billion in 2019. Headline PE/VC investment performance in 2020 was significantly propped up by PE investments of $17.3 billion in Reliance Group entities which accounted for 42 per cent of all PE/VC investments in 2020.

The IVCA-EY report said, "If we were to exclude these one-off PE investments in the Reliance Group entities, PE/VC investments in 2020 would be significantly lower at $24.1 billion, a 46 per cent decline compared to the same period last year. In terms of volume, number of deals in

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First Published: Dec 17 2020 | 1:31 PM IST

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