Exits in Israel 2011: IPOs Pool is Dry, Buy M&A Activity up 134%

Chart 2- Israeli High-Tech Companies- Capital Raised from Investors vs. Proceeds from M&As & IPOs (2002-2011)

On aggregate, putting a dollar into Israeli high-tech could yield you more than double the returns (if only these things worked on aggregate!). In the last decade, Israeli high-tech companies raised approximately $15 billion from investors, compared to more than $37 billion received in M&A and IPO exits, according to the latest IVC report. Continue Reading