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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:



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.

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…

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 (http://www.ventureintelligence.com), 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…