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Indian venture capital / private equity investors reported a 65 transactions in Jun’15. Aggregate value of reported investments for June’15 was robust, at USD 895million, from 46 transactions which reported deal amount.
As per data with India Business Reports (IBR), the aggregate investment over first half of 2015 (Jan-Jun) was USD 6.1 billion, more than twice the amount of USD 2.8 billion reported in the same amount last year.
Sectoral composition continued to be dominated by Internet related businesses, which accounted for almost 43% of the total number of deals. Over Jan-Apr’15, 126 transactions – about one third of all transactions – have been reported where business models are driven by Internet.
Real estate sector reported the 2 largest deals, and had a total of 4 in top ten. Another interesting transaction was USD 133m of investment led by Warburg Pincus in a e-commerce focussed logistics firm Ecom Express. Among early stage transactions, a considerable number were reported in companies trying to deliver hyper local services.