Globally, for the month of May 2022, the total PE and VC investments reached US $39 billion - which is reported to be 14% lower than the total PE and VC investments raised in the month of April 2022, amounting to US $45 billion.
In India, however, the decrease in the total PE and VC investments in the month of May, which amounted to US $5.3 billion, was 29% lower than the investments in the month of April, which valued at US $7.5 billion.
When compared to the total Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) investments recorded in the week of June 13th, which amounted to US $632 million, the week of June 20th witnessed a positive upward trend, with total Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) investments reaching US $953 million.
But how is the funding scenario shaping to be for India in 2022?
On this note,
Week of June 20th
(The deals have been presented in order of their ‘Deal Value’)
Stashfin and LeadSquared - These were the two largest funding deals for the week of June 20th, 2022.
1. Singapore-based neo banking platform ‘Stashfin’ raised US $270 million in a new funding round
2. SaaS platform ‘LeadSquared’ enters the Unicorn club!
With LeadSquared’s vision to make high-velocity sales execution software a reality for companies around the world, the platform raised an investment of US $153 million from WestBridge Capital in its series C round.
In addition to Reliance and Viacom18, Bodhi Tree Systems has announced a US $600 million (over Rs 4,500 crore) investment in a strategic partnership with ALLEN Career Institute to build the country's biggest test preparation company.
The total number of funding deals that had been undertaken in the week of June 20th witnessed a decline when compared to the number of deals for the week of June 13th, dropping to 25 deals from a total of 33 deals respectively.
Similarly, the month of May 2022 recorded 109 deals, which included about 14 large deals of value ≥ US $100 million, when compared to 117 deals in April 2022, indicating that the total number of deals in the month of May had witnessed a downward trend.
Sources: VCCircle; Live Mint; EY - Monthly PE/VC Round Up Report; Business Today; TechCrunch; Business Standard
Kristal Private Markets
July 8, 2022
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