14.03.2013 - India: PE investments in real estate robust despite sector slowdown
The total value of private equity investments in real estate rose 7% in 2012 to Rs.6,200 crore, according to the latest Real Estate Investment Market Report from consultant Cushman and Wakefield, amid a slowdown in the sector. In terms of value, most of the investments were in ready income generating and operational office assets, up 34% to Rs.3,230 crore, according to the report. “Investment in ready income generating/operational office assets have gained strength over the last few years due to lower risk and steady cash flows associated with this type of investment. With an increase in the number of high-value transactions in this sector, the market is moving towards a mature phase,” said Sanjay Dutt, executive managing director (South Asia), Cushman and Wakefield........................................Full Article: Source