Indian Private Equity investment deals hit all-time high, cross the $21Bn milestone in 2015.
Deal-making hit an all-time high with 1,375 deals being recorded during 2015.
Compared to 934 deals clinched in 2014, the deal volume surged 48% in 2015.
Big-ticket deals ($100 million and above) constituted about 63% of total private equity capital invested in 2015.
There were 53 big-ticket deals with a total value of $13.2 billion, compared to just 24 deals with a total value of $5.8 billion in 2014, up nearly 127%.
Angel and seed investments grew 64%, increasing to $327 million from $200 million in 2014.
Deal volume went up 82.5% to 650 deals from 356 deals in 2014.
A record 473 Venture Capital deals were registered during the year 2015 , as against 307 deals recorded in 2014.
Deal value too more than doubled, shooting up to $5.4 billion during the year, as compared with $2.3 billion in 2014.
M&A deal value declined 31.5% to $22.9 billion in 2015, compared to $33.5 billion in 2014.
While the aggregate deal value has declined, M&A deal volume in 2015, at 938 deals, is higher than 2014's 892 deals.
Equity capital markets remained supportive, helping 70 companies raise $2.3 billion in public offerings during 2015, up 2.4 times from what was raised in 2014. There were 64 deals in 2014.
Consumer Discretionary, Information Technology, Financials, Industrials and Utilities were the Top 5 sectors to attract significant private investments during 2015.
Healthcare, Financials, Telecommunications, Information Technology and Materials were the Top 5 sectors for M&A activity by value during 2015.
Source:-Economic times Bureau -31st December 2015