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2018 is Biggest Ever for PE Investments in India at $23.7 Billion

Q3’18 is the Biggest Quarter Ever at $9.2 B; up 60% YoY
Mega Deals Rule the Roost in Q3 with 12 investments worth over $200-M each, accounting for 65% of Investment Pie
Mega sized Private Equity investments in the July-September quarter have catapulted 2018 into the biggest year for PE investments in India, with the nine month total already matching the previous 12 month high recorded in 2017. According to data from Venture Intelligence (, a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and their valuations, the total PE investments in the first nine months of 2018 touched $23.7 Billion (across 525 deals) – up 29% compared to the first nine months of 2017 (across 527 transactions). (Calendar 2017 was the biggest ever year for PE investments in India, recording $23.7 Billion across 704 deals).

Private Equity firms invested a record $9.2 Billion (across 154 deals) during the quarter ended September 2018 – up 60% compared to the $5…