Private Equity Investments Worth $434mn in the Month of October, Four-S reports

17 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.

Report Details:

Four-S Private Equity Tracks
Published: October 2011
Pages: 8
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
Investment($mn) 434,1 305,3 42% 1,203.6 -64% 9,423.6 6,738.2 40%
№ of deals 31 29 7% 30 3% 338 276 22%
Average deal size* ($mn) 17,4 12,7 37% 52,3 -67% 33,7 28,2 19%


Investor(s) Target Value ($mn) Industry Segment
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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