PwC Sees Private Equity Deals in India Drop

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Exits were worth US$108 million from 12 deals in Q2’12.

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Big4, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC reports that Private Equity (PE) firm’s investments in India weakened 35% in terms of value, while deal volumes fell by 23% (US$ 2,477 million from 126 deals in Q2’11). also found that at a time when the country has the highest need for capital, some of the trends found in the report include challenges in raising fresh capital for India-focused PE funds as well as an increase in 'structured' deals, as opposed to traditional growth capital investments by fund houses.

However, also notes that the IT and ITeS sector emerged as the leader in both value and volume with 38 deals worth US$321 million in Q2’ 12.

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