India has emerged as a preferred destination for Private Equity investments owing to its strong domestic growth, entrepreneurial ability and favorable demographics. However, the global financial crisis in 2008 and 2009 and the more recent concerns on sovereign debt crisis, slowing economic growth and high inflation continue to pose challenge for Private Equity investors with regard to investments as well as exits.
The current report builds on a series of earlier reports on Private equity and analyzes Private Equity returns in India. Specifically, the report seeks to understand the key drivers for Private Equity returns and exit environment in general. Going further, it talks about the outlook for Private Equity exits in India and suggests probable strategies for General Partners which could potentially help in generating outperformance.