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South-based firms take significant pie of private equity investment: Business Standard

A Business Standard article covering rising Private Equity investments in Real Estate companies quotes Venture Intelligence data:

"According to research firm Venture Intelligence, South-based players saw fund infusion of $6.5 billion (Rs 456 billion) from large fund houses, starting 2014 till date. In this calendar year, PE entities infused $1.6 billion in many large realty firms based out of Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai, across 16 deals. In the period from 2014, realtors in the western region (led by Mumbai and Pune) saw the highest amount of PE investment, of $10.3 billion. Those in the National Capital Region (NCR) attracted nearly $5.3 billion. In the south, Hyderabad-based Phoenix Group saw the highest amount of investment - $652 million - from PE players Indiabulls, Altico Capital and Canadian pension fund CPPIB, among others. Bengaluru-headquartered Embassy Group had investment of $638 mn from global PE majors Blackstone, Warburg Pincus and Xander Group, among others.…

How I Raised Funding - Priyanka Agarwal, Wishberry

In the first interview of our "How I Raised Funding?" Series, Priyanka Aggarwal, Wishberry shares

Q: In your seed round, you raised funding from the who’s who of Angel investors like Rajan Anandan, Sharad Sharma, Deep Kalra, Sunil Kalra, etc through the Letsventure platform. How did you kick off your fundraising process on Letsventure? How did you end up convincing so many stalwarts to invest in the company?
Priyanka: While raising money on an angel platform it’s extremely helpful to have a lead/anchor investor. Having said that, most of our lead investors were syndicated offline and we only listed on the platform to raise the remaining 20%. Having Rajan Anandan and Sharad Sharma as our lead investors convinced other angels to back Wishberry.
So how did you meet and convince Rajan Anandan and Sharad Sharma?
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Venture capitalists strike out on their own as investors back small funds: Mint

A Mint article titled Venture capitalists strike out on their own as investors back small funds quotes Venture Intelligence data on recent funds launched by VC professionals who quit to strike out on their own.

The article also further shares on why managers quit to launch their own funds:

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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.

Legal Capsule: Recent Trends in Anti-Dumping Investigations by Economic Laws Practice

India is a frequent user of anti-dumping measures, having levied duties on 609 investigations since the inception of the World Trade Organization (“WTO”) in 1995. There have been several changes in the trend of anti-dumping duty investigations conducted by Directorate General of Trade Remedies (“DGTR”) recently.
Consolidation of trade remedy forums and creation of DGTR The Government of India, through an amendment to the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961 on May 7, 2018, has consolidated multiple trade remedial forums under the umbrella of the “Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties” (“DGAD”). The DGAD, previously in charge of conducting anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations, has accordingly been rechristened the DGTR. The amendment creates a single integrated authority which will oversee both outbound as well as bound investigations on various trade remedial measures such as anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, safeguards and quantitative restriction…