Private equity and venture capital funds invested US$ 77 billion in Indian companies in 2021, a jump of 62 per cent over the previous year, according to industry lobby IVCA and consultancy EY report.
Going by a number of deals, there was a 37 per cent growth to 1,266 transactions, the report said.
The consultancy firm's partner Vivek Soni stated that there was a pick-up in investments , which surged in the second half of the year gone by.
The report added that the year also saw an addition of 44 unicorns or start-ups valued at over US$1 billion.
The year also saw a massive glut of liquidity across the world coming out of the pandemic.
(With inputs from PTI)