Japanese power utilities join investors in India’s energy sector: The Japan Times

A Japan Times article quotes Venture Intelligence data on PE investments in the energy sector in India: Venture Intelligence, which tracks private equity deals in India, estimates that energy companies in the country attracted $1.2 billion worth of such investments (across 27 deals) in 2015, which was more than twice that in 2014.  Major energy investments in 2015 included the $265 million

$25m to $400m: SAIF Partners exits MakeMyTrip, makes 16 times on its investment

An Economic Times article quotes Venture Intelligence data on venture exits: Exits for venture-backed companies added up to $1.5 billion across 64 deals in 2016, as compared to $1.56 billion across 66 deals in 2015, show data from Venture Intelligence. Total investments added up to $2.2 billion last year, down from $4.9 billion in 2015. Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider

SoftBank’s markdowns imply reduced visibility on profitable growth for India’s top startups: Forbes

A Forbes article quotes Venture Intelligence data on VC investments in 2016: In 2016, as many as 620 transactions were sealed in the PE/VC space, according to data available with research firm Venture Intelligence. Of this, about 65 percent comprised startup investments. In 2015, the year that created history for the highest amount of PE and VC investments, both by value and volume, of the

Infosys: On a downward spiral – Financial Chronicle

A Financial Chronicle quotes Venture Intelligence data on acquisitions and investments by Infosys: The article also quotes Arun Natarajan, Founder of Venture Intelligence: Infosys has never been prolific on acquisitions. In all, it had nine acquisitions and sale activities, and it seemed to have relied more organic growth largely. “While it is true that, with the exception of Lodestone

As interest rate drop, realty developers, private equity companies go for refinancing: Economic Times

An Economic Times article quotes Venture intelligence data on PE Exits in the Real Estate space: Private equity real estate firms announced 24 exits during entire 2016. Of these, 22 transactions had an announced value of $1.02 billion, up 13% compared to $905 million across 16 transactions announced in 2015. Thirteen of the exits were through buybacks followed by secondary sales involving sale

Investment firm Stellaris raises $50 million for early-stage funding of ideas: Economic Times

An ET article quotes Venture Intelligence data of VC fund raising in India: Led by local affiliates of Silicon Valley heavyweights, Sequoia Capital and Accel, VC funds dedicated to India raised $2.2 billion in 2016, up from $1.5 billion in the previous year, according to data from Venture Intelligence.  Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private