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PE Investments vault 52% to record $49 Billion during first 9 months of 2021

Press Release Private Equity - Venture Capital (PE-VC) firms invested a record $49 Billion (across 840 deals) in Indian companies during the first 9 months of 2021,  shows data from  Venture Intelligence , a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and their valuations. These figures, which have already surpassed the full year investment total of $39.5 Billion (across 892 deals) in the entire of 2020, represent a 52% increase over the   $32.2 Billion (across 651 deals) in  the first nine months  of 2020. (Note: These figures include Venture Capital type investments, but exclude PE investments in Real Estate). The $20 Billion investments in  Unicorns  (VC-funded startups valued at $1 Billion or more) account for close to 41% of the value pie in 2021 thus far. The July-September 2021 quarter (Q3'21) saw over $10 Billion (across 28 deals) being invested in such companies. India has minted a total of 29 Unicorns   in the first 9 months of 2021 - 13 of which

Legal Capsule by Veyrah Law

VC SERIES: PART III – THE TERM SHEET DECODED! In the previous  article  of this series we discussed the strategy to be adopted by founders while negotiating a term sheet with a VC fund. Now, on to certain important legal terminology. It is necessary for founders to be aware of and understand the implications of the legal jargons which could impact their rights in the business. Liquidation preference First and foremost – the liquidation preference. Liquidation preference is the investors’ right to get their investment amount back before the holders of common shares (equity shares) get any returns. The common shares are usually owned by the startup’s founders and employees. The preference applies when the startup undergoes a sale of its business by way of any corporate action or it distributes profits to its shareholders. With respect to liquidation preference, the most important element for founders to be mindful of is the type of liquidation preference being demanded by the VC fund – p

Top Fintech Startup Deals: Venture Capital and M&A

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