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PE investments in healthcare space halve in H1 2013; deal volume remains almost flat 

BY  Lohit Jagwani
The poor performance of PE investments in the first six months, however, masks both sequential and year-on-year increases in deal activity in the sector in Q2.

After a bumper 2012, private equity investments in the healthcare sector in India is facing a challenging year with the first half of 2013 seeing almost the same number of transactions compared with the year-ago period. Also, an absence of large size deals resulted in the overall investment value shrinking by almost half, as per data collated by VCCEdge, the financial research platform of VCCircle.

There were 30 deals in the healthcare space spanning pharma, services and medical equipment against 29 deals in January-June last year. The value of announced deals, however, shrank to just around $330 million against $647...

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