The latest Global Trends in Venture Capital report, compiled by the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) and Deloitte, asks the question: “Is a an active IPO market in your home country essential for the success of the venture capital industry in that market?”
The answer, gathered from 347 respondents from nine countries is, that venture capitalists believe higher returns generated by IPOs are critical in providing superior returns to limited partners and growth capital to developing portfolio companies.
Makes sense and we know that the IPO market has been weak. But did things change since the IPO of LinkedIn? Will Zynga’s upcoming IPO open the market for business? The report mentions the optimism in the IT sector, but doesn’t necessarily touch on trends (read “Bubble 2.0). You can get a clear picture on the most promising exchanges, the top factors for creating a vibrant IPO market, primary investment focus and assets under management per country, etc.
Read the full PDF report here: goo.gl/AzpIF