News & Views on Indian Real Estate

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Tiger outsmarts the Dragon!

With $ 10 billion Private Equity investment so far, India emerged as the new leader bettering China’s $ 8.3 billion. The report shows a steady rise of India's performance, that was 2 billion in 2005 and $ 7 billion in 2006 against China’s $ 13 billion the same year.

But how does this news matters to a real estate blog? …read on

Out of the $10 billion PE funds, half of it came from real estates and infrastructure sectors.

Real Estate is clearly the favorite segment with a whopping 26% share in all private equity investments. Here are the numbers: $2.6 billions in 32 deals.

With a bullish market, and people seeking to diversify in less risky portfolios like Real Estates, this number is slated to go further up.