A Report on “a Study on Private Equity in India and Analysis on a Study on Private Equity Investments”

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A REPORT ON

“A STUDY ON PRIVATE EQUITY IN INDIA AND ANALYSIS ON PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS”

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SUBHASH KONA ROLL NO: 10138 Date: 9th October 2010 A REPORT ON

“A STUDY ON PRIVATE EQUITY IN INDIA AND ANALYSIS ON PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS”
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Hordes of private equity professionals, venture capitalists and investment bankers are making a beeline to identify lucrative business opportunities in India. Some of the profitable exits announced on the global private equity stage, the arrival of the Indian market as a hot destination with immense potential for private equity funds, and its readiness to embrace the global private equity with open arms. Today, some of the world’s leading private equity firms like Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group and General Atlantic Partners, and Actis Partners are firmly established in India. Some of the Indian firms like ICICI, IDFC and Kotak are also increasing their investments. And many new foreign PE funds like Lightspeed Venture Partners, Providence Equity Partners and Apex Venture Partners are planning to venture into India. Coming to the global picture global trends show that the private equity (PE) industry was once dominated by North America but recent years have seen global emergence of the industry. US still contributes a two-thirds of the total funds raised globally and it does not seem to be changing in the near future. However, an interesting fact is that the proportion of the investment going back to US is gradually decreasing every year. Till the last few years, almost 60% funds were invested back in US with only 25% going to Europe and remaining landing in Asia Pacific. But the