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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 number of deals this year being lower than last year, and the sector facing a liquidity crisis. According to data from Venture Intelligence, the NBFC sector has received a total of $2.04 billion in 25 PE investment deals so far this calendar year, compared with $1.09 billion in 32 deals during full 2017. Among the biggest such deals was the $1,06-million KKR-GIC investment in HDFC Ltd in January 2018. Besides, two major PE deals were announced last week — TPG Growth-led $42-million equity investment in Ess Kay Fincorp, and the Rs 2-billion investment by Norwest Venture Partners X, CDC Group Plc…
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Seed and Angel funding have been slowing down in 2018: ET Now Startup Central

Arun Natarajan, Venture Intelligence shares on funding trends with Chandra Srikanth on ET Now's Startup Central - Funding Meter.

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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:



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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, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) followed next. Khaitan & Co. ($24.2 Billion) and Trilegal ($21.6 Billion) completed the Top 5. 
Four of the top 5 - SAM, CAM, Khaitan and Trilegal - were advisors to the Walmart-Flipkart deal.
The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.

By Deal Volume
AZB topped the tables in terms of deal volume with 54 deals, followed by Khaitan & Co.and SAM. CAM finished at fou…

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 by investors from Flipkart.) Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas ($9.7 Billion across 47 deals) and AZB & Partners ($7.7 Billion across 61 deals) came in at fourth and fifth respectively. 
The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms. The tables also include Private Equity investments and exits in Real Estate advised by law firms.
By Deal Volume

With 61 deals AZB & Partners re-claimed the top spot followed by C…

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 Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.
Morgan Stanley and DSP Merrill Lynch ($14.6 Billion) shared the fourth spot. Arpwood Capital completed the top 5 with $8.1 Billion.
By Deal Volume
Ernst & Young topped the tables by deal volume advising 17 deals worth $1.7 Billion. KPMG came in at second place with 10 deals. Avendus came third with 9 deals.
Other Advisory Services
Inclusive of its roles in due diligence and related advisory activities, Erns…

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, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.
KPMG, which advised deals worth $1.7 Billion, took the fourth spot. Evercore, Credit Suisse and UBS Securities shared the fifth spot with $1.2 Billion.

By Deal Volume


Avendus topped the table in terms of volume of PE transactions advised, reporting 12 deals. Creedcap Asia broke into the top 3 advising 10 deals. Unitus Capital took the third place advising 9 deals. EY, Spark Capital and IndigoEdge shared the fourth…