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March 06, 2018

PE & VC Firms On A Limp To Raise Funds

A Businessworld article quotes Venture Intelligence data on PE-VC fund raising:

Data available with research firm Venture Intelligence, shows that funds raised by venture capitalists in 2017 stood at $1,217 million — the lowest in six years.
To break down the numbers further, as many as 19 VC firms raised capital in India in 2017. In 2016, the number stood at 27 and in the year before, it was 15 (the funds raised during those two years were $2,750 million and $2,048 million, respectively).  In terms of total funds raised by risk capital investors - both private equity (PE) and VC firms - the number stood at $5,082 million across 34 firms in 2017.  Of that $464 million comprised domestic money, $2,239 million consisted of foreign capital and the remaining chunk was a mix of domestic and foreign capital.
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.