Private Equity Investments Worth $434mn in the Month of October, Four-S reports17 Nov 2011 • by Natalie Aster
Mumbai - The year 2011 has so far aggregated $9.42bn worth of private equity investments across 338 deals, 40% jump over $6.74bn of investments for the same period (January-October) last year, shows data from Four-S Services. The average deal size also increased from $28.2mn to $33.7mn during the same period.
The latest month of October aggregated $434.1mn of investments in Indian companies across 31 deals compared $305.3mn across 29 deals for the same period last year.
In the largest deal during the month, HDFC India Real Estate Fund agreed to invest $90mn in an information technology (IT) park coming up in Bangalore being developed by Embassy Property Developments. This was followed by 2 investments by GE Energy Financial Service - $58mn in Moser Baer Clean Energy to set up a solar plant in Italy and $50mn in Greenko Group’s wind energy business.
Four-S Private Equity Tracks
Published: October 2011
Price: US$ 500.00
During the month, Infrastructure sector topped the investment chart accounting for 25% of investments with a deal value of $108mn across 2 deals. Both these deals were in power companies. Real estate occupied the second slot with $90mn (21%) worth of investments in a lone deal. Manufacturing (13%) and Retail (including internet retail) (10%) were other major sectors.
PE/VC investments in India
|Oct'11||Oct'10||% Chg YoY||Sept'11||% Chg MoM||YTD(Jan-Oct)'11||YTD(Jan-Oct)'11||% Chg YoY|
|№ of deals||31||29||7%||30||3%||338||276||22%|
|Average deal size* ($mn)||17,4||12,7||37%||52,3||-67%||33,7||28,2||19%|
|HDFC India Real Estate Fund||Embassy Property Developments- IT Park in Bangalore||90||Real Estate||Real Estate|
|GE Energy Financial Services||Moser Baer Clean Energy||Electrcity Generation||58||Renewable Energy- solar|
|GE Energy Financial||Greeko Wind||50||Electrcity Generation||Renewable|
*calculated over disclosed trasactions
Source: Four-S Services
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