09.10.2008 - India: PE deals in realty space may lose steam
From Economic Times: Private equity deals in real estate may increasingly become scarce in the short term, deepening crisis for cash-starved property firms. PE funds are sitting on a pile of cash but not willing to commit funds as they feel they would get better deals in the near future. “Given the volatility in the market, PE funds in general are not taking any decision on investments. We will be better placed to decide once the dust settles down on the market,” says the head of a domestic PE fund, which expects to invest a few hundred million dollars in real estate..... Full Article: Source