Growing service sector of India drive the demand for commercial real estate. Real estate research firms reported that Service sector of India showed a greater pace of growth rate of 8.5%. This will result in the increased demand for more commercial real estate space. In 2011 service sector occupied 70 % of office space and this is likely to be increased this year. Continue reading
The second month of 2012 saw $922.7 million of private equity (PE) investments in Indian companies across 51 deals, 58% higher than the investments of $583.8 million across 24 deals in the same month last year.
However, the average deal size declined to $23.1 million from $38.9 million last year, as February 2012 was marked by a high number of smaller value deals.
During the month, the real estate sector topped the investment chart, accounting for 36.6% of the total investments, while the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector occupied the second slot with 23.6% share.
Mint, in association with Four-S Services, presents a snapshot of the PE landscape in India for February.