Residential segment, on the other hand, received $295 million funding this year as against $210 million last year, up by 40 per cent year-on-year. Retail segment attracted close to $260 million from January to September 2019 whereas last year it saw inflows of $355 million, a drop of 27 per cent in a year.
PE inflows in logistics & warehousing dropped by 27 per cent in 2019 and equalled nearly $200 million as against $275 million a year ago.
MMR attracted maximum PE funding in 2019, totalling around $1.59 billion. On yearly basis, the region saw total inflows increase by 3 per cent from $1.54 billion in first three quarters of 2018. Pune, on the other hand, saw total investments of $390 million between January and September 2019 as against $125 million in the same period of 2018, a rise of nearly 213 per cent.
PE funding in National Capital Region (NCR) continued to squeeze further in 2019 with investors pumping in merely $115 million in contrast to $150 mn from January to September in the year 2018.
Investments flow into Bengaluru rose by 17 per cent to $490 million in 2019 from $420 million in 2018.
Hyderabad, which attracted $790 million PE inflows in the first three quarters of 2018, saw overall PE funding decline by 76 per cent to $190 million in 2019. In entire 2018, the city has attracted total funds worth $1.1 billion, more of a one-hit wonder.
Chennai reported 44 per cent jump in investments folow to $230 million as against $160 million a year ago.