Startup Investments hit record high with $7.5 Billion in 2018

Startup investments in India rose to their highest ever figure of $7.5 billion in 2018 (across 476 deals), according to data from Venture Intelligence, a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and their valuations. Led by the $1 Billion investments in Swiggy and Oyo, the investment value more than doubled compared to 500 deals worth $3.5 Billion recorded in 2017.

PE investments in 2018 crosses $33-B to set new all-time high

Big Ticket investments in consumer apps Swiggy & Byju’s dominates year-end activity, even as investments in Core Sectors slow down Private Equity (PE) investments in India rose to their highest ever figure of $33.1 billion in 2018 (across 720 transactions), according to data from Venture Intelligence (, a research service focused on private company

Why podcasters are betting on desi content: Times of India

A ToI article covering the opportunity and challenges in audio content quotes Venture Intelligence data: Since 2012, only three Indian startups in the podcasting space have received funding, and mostly undisclosed or negligible amount. The article further states that the opportunity for content creators would be in chasing the local language crowd: A KPMG report says that nine of out of 10

Crisis-hit NBFC sector sees private equity investments growing 88% in 2018: Business Standard

A Business Standard article quote Venture Intelligence data on Private Equity investments in NBFCs: Private Equity (PE) investments in India’s non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) in the January-November period of this year has reached $2.041 billion - 88 per cent more than full 12 months of 2017 and the highest in four years. The increase in overall PE investment value has been despite the

Nothing ventured, nothing gained: A decade after VC funds put their trust in India, it’s time to count the chickens

An ET Prime article quotes assets under management (AUM) data on India-dedicated venture capital funds from Venture Intelligence: Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas tops Legal Advisor League Table for M&A deals in 2018 (9M)

Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas (SAM) topped the Venture Intelligence League Table for Legal Advisors to M&A Transactions in the 9 month period ending September 2018. SAM advised M&A deals worth $50.1 Billion (across 38 qualifying deals) during the period. AZB & Partners (AZB) which advised deals worth $35 Billion across 54 deals came in at second place. Advising deals worth $26.6 Billion, 

Khaitan & Co. tops Legal Advisor League Tables for Private Equity Deals in 2018 (9M)

Khaitan & Co. topped the Venture Intelligence League Tables for Legal Advisors to Private Equity & Venture Capital deals in the 9 month period ending September 2018, advising deals worth $16.1 Billion (across 44 deals) followed by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas ($15.7 Billion across 49 deals) and Trilegal ($14.3 billion across 20 deals). (KCO, CAM and Trilegal were advisors to $12 Billion exit

JP Morgan Tops Transaction Advisor League Tables for M&A Deals in 2018 (9M)

JP Morgan ($21.2 Billion across 4 deals) topped the Venture Intelligence League Tables for Transaction Advisor to M&A deals in the 9 month period ending September 2018. Barclays ($21.1 Billion across 4 deals) came second followed by Goldman Sachs ($16 Billion). All three of the top advisors were involved in the mega $16 Billion Walmart-Flipkart deal. The Venture Intelligence League

EY Tops League Table for Financial Advisor to Private Equity Transactions in 2018 (9M)

Advising $3 Billion worth deals, the transaction advisory unit of Ernst & Young (EY) claimed the top position in the Venture Intelligence League Table for Transaction Advisor to Private Equity deals in the 9 month period ending September 2018. JP Morgan came in second place advising deals worth $2.2 Billion, followed by Barclays with $2 Billion. The Venture Intelligence League Tables,