Sunday, October 01, 2023
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This model is best suited for companies that have demonstrated steady growth but require capital for further expansion

Investors are pulling out all stops to ensure that their portfolio start-ups utilise the capital to its fullest potential while practising fiscal responsibility to avoid excessive burn rates 

Carlyle through its special-purpose vehicle CA Swift Investments sold the shares of Delhivery in 11 tranches

The global venture capital firm had secured around $20 billion across two funds between April 2021 and February 2022

This capital infusion follows Abu Dhabi Investment Authority's (ADIA) announcement to invest $500 million in Lenskart

Questions arise why countries like Singapore, Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates, which account for a majority of inbound foreign direct investment, are missing from CBDT’s notification

In terms of the number of deals, April 2023 recorded 49 transactions, which is a 55 per cent decline compared to the year-ago period and 32 per cent lower when compared with March

The total ongoing funding round would increase to around $500 million if ChrysCapital participates and other early investors including SoftBank Vision, Kedaara Capital and TR Capital are clocking a partial exit

Going forward, it is clear that the ESG agenda is shifting from mind-share to wallet-share, especially in key sectors of clean energy and mobility, the report added

Furthermore, recent events in the global financial world, including the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the contagion spreading to other mid-market US banks, have contributed to the overall uncertainty in India's office leasing demand, it added