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November 23, 2017

2017 Is The Biggest Year For PE/VC Exits: Business World

A Business World report quotes Venture Intelligence data on 2017 being the biggest year for Private Equity and Venture Capital exits in :
Data available with research firm Venture Intelligence shows fund managers have already recorded 213 exits worth $10 Billion so far this calendar year, making 2017 a bumper year for PE/VC exits. And, that is not all. The industry has also witnessed the highest number of PE-backed IPOs. In January-October 2016, total number of PE/VC exits stood at 198 with the total value amounting to $7.4 Billion. During the said months in 2015, as many as 240 PE/VC exits took place worth $9.1 Billion.
Take a look at some of the successful exits this calendar year. SAIF Partners garnered a 26.5x return on its investment in One97 Communications in May 2017 when SoftBank Corp acquired a stake in it in a secondary sale. In a public market sale, TPG Capital made a 4.6x return from its investment in Shriram City Union Finance.
Some of the top PE-backed IPOs in 2017 include AU Small Finance Bank’s listing that helped Warburg Pincus, IFC, ChrysCapital, Kedaara Capital exit and ChrysCapital’s exit from Eris Lifesciences’ IPO.
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