Private equity investments up

Private equity investments in the country’s real estate during 2013 was up at Rs. 7,000 crore, registering an increase of 13 per cent over 2012 (Rs. 6,200 crore), according to a report by Cushman & Wakefield. The overall private equity investments across sectors have also increased by 11 per cent. In its report, the consultancy states, the increase in private equity inflows was primarily due to rising investments in residential assets and other sectors.