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height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; width: 370px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner" width="370"> --> <div> <!-- <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Global Quarterly VC Funding Updates - Q2’22</b></p><table style="margin-bottom: 20px;"><tr class="d-flex"><td style="width:70%;" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The global funding to startups reached US$108.5 billion in Q2’22. <br> There was, however, a 23% drop quarter-over-quarter (QoQ). The quarter was still the sixth-largest quarter for funding on record despite the new funding level marking a 6-quarter low. </p></td><td style="width:30%;" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39f3084672cc584fc4_Blog%20Quartely.png" style="display: block;padding: 0 30px;margin-top: -50px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> --> </div> </div> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;border-radius: 15px;" width="100%"> <tr> <td> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62de8be33b2f2c3a5f285aec_Asset%203%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; width: 370px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner" width="370"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:20px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;text-decoration: underline;"> <b>Monthly Private Equity and Venture Capital Funding Updates - August 2022</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>GLOBAL</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>1. Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) Investments</b> </p> <img class="pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1v7cvoKzPCgUXNoILZGzsE9eas-HFa6o5" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 30px; width: 300px;" title="Banner"> <table style="width:100%"> <tr style="vertical-align: middle;" class="d-flex"> <td style="width:100%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">In August 2022, the total PE and VC investments dropped by a significant 45.8% year-over-year (Y-o-Y) to US$42.23 billion compared to the US$77.95 billion raised in August 2021. However, there is a significant jump in investments as compared to the $22B in the previous month.</p> </td> <!-- <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/63107dc0588a9c83aa69834c_Global%20PE%20VC%20Funding.gif" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width:x 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 30px; width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td> --> </tr> </table> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #1d1d1b;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>2. The Number of Deals Recorded </b> </p> <br> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1PCGu8cGTcehf4d368dqoet4l6jTfj1Zo" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 60px;" title="Banner"> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <!-- <b>Global </b> --> <br> August 2022 witnessed a 28.5% drop in the total number of deals as compared to the previous year, recording a total of 1,441 deals. </p> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- <table style="width:100%;margin-top: 30px;"><tr class="d-flex" style=" vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39bac2b0202a4d73f3_no%20of%20deals%20India%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 80px;" title="Banner"></td><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>India </b><br> The month of June 2022 recorded 115 deals, which included about 12 large deals of value ≥ US$100 million, when compared to 109 deals in May 2022, indicating that the total number of deals undertaken in the month of June has witnessed an upward trend. </p></td></tr></table><img class="w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 60px 0 30px;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>The Month’s Top 5 PE/VC Investments - India (June 2022) </b></p><div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62ea45afba10f52138f5c611_Asset%2088%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"></div><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 55px 0 30px;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Largest Funding Deal of the Month - India (June 2022)</b></p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b> Actis acquired six operating highway toll road projects in India from Welspun Enterprises Limited (WEL), part of the Welspun Group</b><br><br> For an aggregate Enterprise Value of US$775 million, Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure, has acquired six operating highway toll road projects in India from Welspun Enterprises Limited (WEL), part of the Welspun Group. </p><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex"><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The deal is subject to certain conditions, such as approval from the lenders of Highway Projects, the National Highways Authority of India, and the Maharashtra Public Works Department.</p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Actis Long Life Infrastructure Fund (ALLIF) focuses on investing in stabilised operating assets, in a wide range of infrastructure sectors, that deliver a strong cash yield. This will be Actis's first road investment in India. </b></p></td><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e8e644c624b97984f146ab_Asset%2085%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table> --> <br> </p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Largest Funding Deal of the Week - India (Week of 25th July 2022)</b></p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><img style="padding-right: 15px;width: 130px;position: relative;top: -3px;" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd3bbac2b066814d7400_Yes_Bank_logo%20blog.svg.2.png">- Funding deal that took the lion's share. </p></p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Yes Bank to raise Rs 8,898 crore and sell 10% stake each to Carlyle and Advent International</b></p><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:80%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><ul style="line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><li>Yes Bank's board on Friday approved to raise a capital of Rs 8,898 crore from funds affiliated with private equity investors Carlyle and Advent International, with both the funds potentially acquiring a 10 percent stake each in the bank, as per Yes Bank. </li></ul></p></td><td style="width:20%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog2 mt-30 w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39eff86ab82c52ea4a_yes%20bank1.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%; margin-top: -30px;padding: 0 30px;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:20%" class="w100-section"><img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd3adcaac725ac56f807_yes%20bank2%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td><td style="width:80%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><ul style="line-height:1.5;padding-top:40px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><li>This will be raised through a combination of Rs 5,100 crore in equity shares and Rs 3,800 crore in equity share warrants, Yes Bank stated.</li><li>Further, Yes Bank also increased authorized share capital to Rs 8,200 crore from Rs 6,200 crore. </li></ul></p></td></tr></table> --> <!-- <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 60px 0 30px;" title="seperator"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"><b>Weekly PE/VC Funding Updates - India (July 2022) </b></p><table style="width:100%"><tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">When compared to the total fund in the week of July 18th, which amounted to US$141 million, the week of July 25th witnessed a significant positive upward trend, with total PE and VC investments being recorded at US$1.47 billion in total. </p></td><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e7cd39953e87e6f8b1e040_weekly%20funding%20blog.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 10px 60px;" title="Banner"></td></tr></table> --> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 40px 0 50px;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 3. Private Equity and Venture Capital - Sector Composition </b> <br> <br> SPOT Sector - <b>TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) </b> <br> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=119H6WaRGl5hvc4dLmihGpORYkn_Jk9UW" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px; title=" Banner> <br> </div> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">With US$21.33 billion in total transaction value, the technology, media, and telecommunications sector attracted the most PE and VC during the month. Over 50% of PE and VC investments are made in this sector alone. </p> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 55px 0 30px;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>4. Largest Funding Deal of the Month </b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> Vista Equity Partners acquires Avalara for ~US$8 billion</b> <br> <br>Tax compliance vendor, Avalara, has been purchased by Vista Equity Partners. The all-cash transaction is valued at US$8.4 billion, at 27% premium over Avalara’s share price of US$93.50 per share. </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The transaction, which was unanimously approved by the Avalara Board of Directors, is expected to close in the second half of 2022, subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by Avalara shareholders and receipt of regulatory approval. <br> Upon completion of the transaction, Avalara’s shares will no longer trade on the New York Stock Exchange, and Avalara will become a private company. The company will continue to operate under the Avalara name and brand. </p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1SGclAsVB2UoX6HDHtDsRpiF5MPdSE6P9" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 60px;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <table style="width:100%"> <!-- <tr ><td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">New investors like Mubadala Investment Company and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board joined existing investors like Sequoia, Bestseller, Silver Lake, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia in the financing round. </p><p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">In total, US$800 million was invested in common equity. The fund will be used by Klarna to expand in the US, where it already has around 30 million customers. </td><td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"><img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/63107dc105bc51884e6cb636_Global%20Largest%20funding%20deals.gif" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"></td></tr><tr> --> <td style="width: 100%;"> </div> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 5. The Month’s Top 5 Private Equity/Venture Capital Investments </b> </p> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1Fhdk3uN0Kb98eWy6c-Mqzc4VOuCcrdIN" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"> </div> <br> </p> </td> </tr> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 55px 0 30px;" title="seperator"> <tr> <td style="width: 100%;"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <b>INDIA</b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>1. Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) Investments</b> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr style="vertical-align: middle;" class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The total PE and VC investments for August 2022 dropped significantly by 80% year-over-year (Y-o-Y) to US$2.2 billion compared to the US$11.2 billion raised in August 2021. <br> The absence of large deals is believed to have caused this drop in the PE/VC investments for August 2022. </p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1ElsGq_0SJmndmbLJMp8nt7oN7fZNWjeN" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 10px 30px;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> <br> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:100%;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>2. The Number of Deals Recorded</b> </p> <br> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex" style="vertical-align: middle;"> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog pd-10" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1nux_ahpU6JvIJGgpB4nE1CRzk2yt0COs" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;padding: 0 60px;" title="Banner"> </td> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <!-- <b>Global </b> --> <br> The month of August 2022 recorded 83 deals, which included 5 large deals of value ≥ US$100 million aggregating US$ 972 million, when compared to 143 deals in August 2022, indicating a 42% drop in the number of deals undertaken on a year-over-year basis. </p> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:100%;"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 3. Private Equity and Venture Capital - Sector Composition </b> <br> <br> SPOT Sector - <b> Infrastructure and Healthcare <br> </b> </p> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1dE5ue5Gk_ekrFE4of2FXZTkc_iWLSHbr" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 100%;margin-top: 10px;border-radius: 14px;" title="Banner"> <br> </div> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> With US$427 million each in total transaction value, the Infrastructure and Healthcare sectors respectively attracted the most PE and VC during the month. The Financial Services sector follows the latter, recording US$385 million in the total transaction value.</p> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>4. Largest Funding Deal of the Month </b> </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> Sahyadri Hospitals Group majority stake to be aquired by Canada's leading investor - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board</b> <br> <br> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:70%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board will acquire Sahyadri Hospitals Group from Everstone Group, the largest private hospital chain in Maharashtra. The company's key management, founders, and existing sponsor, Everstone Group, will retain minority stakes. </p> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers') is a global investor with net assets of C$242.5 billion as of June 30, 2022. According to sources, the deal should be completed by the end of the year. </p> </td> <td style="width:30%" class="w100-section"> <img class="image-blog mt-30" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1muFANLjnCt2UKROjIDJcuMkXGM5YNQTt" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:100%;"> <div> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> </div> <p style="margin-top:16px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:10px;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b> 5. The Month’s Top 5 Private Equity/Venture Capital Investments </b> </p> <div class="w100-section" style="width: 70%;margin: auto;"></div> <br> </p> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:100%;"> <img src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1PgFNMaXn2E-v1onJGJkvBtEdwymtX9lT" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; margin-top: -10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e23edd1272dc38c012bc00_Asset%206%406x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;padding: 30px 0;" title="seperator"> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #fff;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <div class="txtTinyMce-wrapper" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Poppins, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; mso-line-height-alt: 18px; color: #1d1d1b; line-height: 1.5;"> <img id="du" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e04e7cbb21833229d6_Asset%2056%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="Banner"> <p style="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Here's a quick glance at the latest deal-related news in the market.</p> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f7cab4bd5e4cc19b0624_Asset%2060%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.news18.com/news/business/meesho-records-80-jump-in-sale-with-88-lakh-orders-on-day-1-of-festive-season-sale-6028357.html" target="_blank"> <b>Meesho completes a record ~8.8M orders on the first day of its 5-day festive sale </b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">September 24th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">As Meesho records about 87.6 lakh orders on the first day of its flagship festive sale event, it recorded the highest number of orders achieved by the company in a single day.</p> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br>85% of these orders were reported to have come from Tier 2 and below cities which reinforces Meesho's leadership and presence in the respective cities. <br> <a href="https://www.news18.com/news/business/meesho-records-80-jump-in-sale-with-88-lakh-orders-on-day-1-of-festive-season-sale-6028357.html" target=" _blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block;width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;" title="CTA"> </p> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://seekingalpha.com/article/4541808-grab-another-top-southeast-asian-growth-stock" target="_blank"> <b>Grab releases its Q2 2022 financial results, reporting a significant rise in the share price</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">September 19th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">In Grab's Q2'22 finacial report, the company recorded revenue of US$321 million, which is up 79% year-over-year. Similarly, the GMV recorded a 30% year-over-year increase, the total value of the same being US$5.1 billion. </p> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br>As per our experts' opinion, focusing on building on-platform TPV will aid Grab's efforts to build its lending capabilities. However, no major cost reductions have been announced with respect to its corporate Head Quarter's costs, which are high at 4.2% of GMV. This can weight on near-term profitability. <br> Our experts also believe that there are lingering regulatory risks with respect to: <ul style="font-weight:300;"> <ul>1. Potential commission caps in Indonesia. </ul> <ul>2. Potential mandatory CPF commissions to gig workers in Singapore. </ul> </p> </ul> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> Moreover, Grab and multiple quick delivery platforms will continue to be impacted by tightening labor regulations in EM Asia, for the near term, which may affect their margins adversely. </p> <a href="https://seekingalpha.com/article/4541808-grab-another-top-southeast-asian-growth-stock" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px;height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/startups/audit-firm-deloitte-sought-2-key-changes/articleshow/94208458.cms" target="_blank"> <b>Byju’s reported audited revenue of INR 2,280 crore for FY21 against INR 4,400 crore in its unaudited earnings </b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">September 15th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/byjus-pays-234-million-to-blackstone-related-to-aakash-deal-report-11663981197643.html " target="_blank"> As Byju's completed payment to Blackstone for its acquisition of Aakash</a>, the company readjusted its unaudited revenues for FY21 sought by its official audit firm. </p> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> Byju's audited results follow intense scrutiny on its accounting practices. As a result, revenue has barely grown while losses have swelled up from INR 282 crores in FY20 to INR 4588 crores in FY21. However, Raveendran has pointed out that FY22 revenue is expected to be INR 10,000 crores (unaudited) which makes the uptick in valuation more digestable. <br> Moreover, Byju's financial obligations to Blackstone for its acquisition of Aakash, which helped it get a foothold in the offline learning market, are completed now. Any fears with respect to default on these payments can be put to rest. </p> <a href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/startups/audit-firm-deloitte-sought-2-key-changes/articleshow/94208458.cms" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; width: 115px; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> <img class="mx-200" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f7c98c1c3a422612895f_Asset%2059%404x.png" style="width: 280px;display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2022/09/food-impossible-foods-expands-into-frozen-meals.html?page=all" target="_blank"> <b>In partnership with Golden West Food Group, Impossible Foods expands its business avenues into frozen meals</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">September 2nd, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Impossible Foods is moving into frozen meals - Impossible Bowls. The company is planning to come in eight different varieties and feature a version of the plant-based beef, chicken or pork flavors. </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br>Our experts believe that due to the sales of frozen food soaring in the pandemic, the consumers have re-kindled their interest in these products. Moreover, due to inflation, the prices of fresh products has been adversely affected, marking a good timing for Impossible Foods to enter the frozen meat markets. </p> <a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2022/09/food-impossible-foods-expands-into-frozen-meals.html?page=all" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto;width: 115px; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/09/02/asset-management-giant-blackrock-to-use-kraken-subsidiary-for-crypto-product/" target="_blank"> <b>BlackRock to use Kraken subsidiary for Crypto offering</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">September 2nd, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">BlackRock (BLK) will use crypto exchange Kraken's CF Benchmarks’ bitcoin index for its new crypto offering. CF Benchmarks falls under the "crypto facilities" group of companies, a member of Payward Inc., which owns and operates crypto exchange Kraken. Kraken bought Crypto Facilities in a deal valued at least $100 million in 2019. </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br>As per our experts, participation by the largest asset manager in the world, BlackRock, in crypto brings forth a positive sign and also indicates a demand in the asset by investors - this comes at a time when crypto assets have corrected meaningfully and could possibly indicate a cycle reversal. </p> <a href="https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/09/02/asset-management-giant-blackrock-to-use-kraken-subsidiary-for-crypto-product/" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto;width: 115px; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="CTA"> <img class="mx-200" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1LW9reqiCwMIWZTAtGIC42q7Vh4MIgman" style="width: 280px;display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <a style="color: #002D9C;" href="https://www.fintechfutures.com/2022/09/us-fintech-carta-snaps-up-uk-counterpart-capdesk/" target="_blank"> <b>US fintech unicorn Carta has acquired UK counterpart Capdesk</b> </a> <br> <i style="color:#171723;font-size: 14px;">September 5th, 2022</i> </p> <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;">Capdesk’s customers in the UK and Europe will have access to Carta’s products including its equity management, compensation and liquidity offerings. Together, Carta and Capdesk also have plans to expand into new markets such as India and Singapore.</p> </a> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> <b>Our Experts Opinion</b> <br> Our experts believe that this development is relevant from a competitor's point of view as Capdesk was Carta's competition in Europe. Now, as this development unfolds, this has given Carta an opportunity to expand into Europe more aggresively without facing the hurdles of regulations. <a href="https://www.fintechfutures.com/2022/09/us-fintech-carta-snaps-up-uk-counterpart-capdesk/" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/62e0f4e09a22710bd10dbda7_Asset%2058%404x.png" style="display: block; height: auto;width: 115px; border: 0;padding-top: 10px; max-width: 100%;margin-left:0px;" title="CTA"> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table id="wn" border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; word-break: break-word;background: #012d98;" width="100%"> <tr> <td style="padding:20px 0 !important;"> <div style="font-family: sans-serif"> <a href="https://help.kristal.ai/hc/en-us/articles/7021948650257" target="_blank"> <img src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/6347d810d519f07c79e1cbe7_Asset%20116%406x.png" style="width:100%;"> </a> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; 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height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 250px;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <br> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6977604658320084992" target="_blank"> <img class="image-blog w100-section" src="https://global-uploads.webflow.com/614a9edd8139f5def3897a73/634001fe78a748447c7c2c2f_Asset%20108%404x%20copy.png" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 30px;padding-bottom: 30px; max-width: 100%;margin: auto;width: 70%;" title="Banner"> </a> <p class="ca-0" style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;text-align: center;"> In just a decade, India has grown from a handful of angel investors to a bustling community of over 26,500 individual investors. </p> <div style="text-align:center;"> <a class="rm ml-0" href="https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6977604658320084992" target="_blank"> Read more </a> </div> </td> <!-- <td style="width:50%" class="w100-section"></td> --> </tr> </table> <img class="mw-200" src="https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1vBMeCQcsY0BOMeA8ppKPPp75Ai_HGs6O" style="display: block; height: auto; border: 0;padding-top: 40px; max-width: 200px;margin-left:30px;" title="heading"> <p style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align: center;font-weight:300;"> <a style="margin-top:36px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;color: #002D9C;text-align: center;font-weight:300;" href="https://www.straitstimes.com/business/invest/what-you-need-to-consider-as-an-angel-investor-0?utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin&utm_campaign=stli" target="_blank"> <b>Everything to know as an Angel Investor</b> </a> </p> <table style="width:100%"> <tr class="d-flex"> <td style="width:100%" class="w100-section"> <p style="margin-top:25px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> Angel Investing is gaining traction and investors are becoming more sophisticated, seeking to diversify their portfolios and receive better returns.</p> <br> <p style="margin-top:10px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-right:0;margin-left:0;line-height:1.5;padding-top:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-right:10px;padding-left:30px;color:#171723;font-family: aktiv-grotesk, sans-serif;font-size:16px;text-align:left;font-weight:300;"> This interesting read by The Straits Times on Angel Investing highlights and navigates how early-stage investing is all about building wealth, not generating regular payouts. <br> <br> But there are multiple things to keep in mind before making such an investment. <br> Curious to know what? <br> Click below to know more! </p> </td> </tr> </table> <div style="text-align:center;"> <div style="text-align:center;"> <a class="rm ml-0" href="https://www.straitstimes.com/business/invest/what-you-need-to-consider-as-an-angel-investor-0?utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin&utm_campaign=stli" target="_blank"> Read more </a> </div> </a> <br> <br> </div> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="20" cellspacing="0" class="text_block" role="presentation" style="mso-table-lspace: 0pt; 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