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Gray Ghost Annual Report 2017
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India Impact Equity Investment Report 2013

In 2013, impact equity investing continued to be an important component of the India private equity landscape comprising 23% of the overall private equity transactions in India. These investments were spread over 80 deals and totaled a quantum of US$ 390 mn.
Some of the key trends in impact equity investing in 2013 included:
  • Most investments were in early-stage impact businesses reflecting the youth of this sector;
  • Financial services continued to be the leading sector with 22 transactions in 2013;
  • Strong showing for agri-business and healthcare with 17 and 13 transactions respectively;
  • Significant growth of seed-stage and micro-seed stage investments priming the pump for more investing activity in 2014;
  • Participation of new global investors and raising of rupee capital for impact businesses demonstrating growing appeal for investment in impact businesses;
  • Some significant exits that will help attract even more investment interest in the impact investing sector.