Director in General Corporate Practice at Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Devyani specializes in  transactional and advisory work pertaining to investments and joint ventures. She has worked on several transactions in information technology, manufacturing and renewable energy sectors. She can be reached at

Private Equity Blog - Control Deals Acquisition

Private equity (PE) investors have traditionally invested in the Indian marketplace as ‘financial investors’, acquiring a minority stake in their target with negotiated contractual rights to oversee their financial investments.

The past few years have borne witness to the trend of acquiring “controlling stakes” in the target. Data gathered from public sources suggest that the total value of control deals in India went up from USD 4.8 billion in 2017 to USD 5.9 billion in 2018.
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