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Venture Investment in Europe Fell 14% in 2011

By VisionwizTeam at January 30, 2012 | 5:10 pm | 0 Comment

Venture Investment in Europe Fell 14% in 2011

Venture capitalists put €4.4 billion into 1,012 deals for European companies in 2011, a 14% decline in investment and 19% decline in deal flow from 2010, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. This is lowest annual deal count for Europe since VentureSource began tracking the region in 2000. The fourth quarter was the weakest of the year in terms of more...

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Venture-Backed Exit Activity Drops in 2011

By VisionwizTeam at January 3, 2012 | 5:57 pm | 0 Comment

Venture-Backed Exit Activity Drops in 2011

In 2011, fewer exits by U.S. venture-backed companies netted more capital as the median price paid for an acquisition and the median amount raised during an initial public offering (IPO) spiked. Throughout 2011, 522 mergers, acquisitions, buyouts and IPOs netted $53.2 billion, a 14% drop in deal activity and 26% increase in capital raised compared to more...

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Good News!Venture Investment Into U.S. Companies Rises in Third Quarter of 2011

By VisionwizTeam at October 21, 2011 | 5:30 pm | 0 Comment

Good News!Venture Investment Into U.S. Companies Rises in Third Quarter of 2011

Investors put $8.4 billion into 765 deals for U.S.-based venture companies during the third quarter of 2011, a 29% increase in investment and 8% increase in deals from the same period last year, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. The median amount raised for a round of financing during the third quarter was $6 million, up from the $5 million median a year more...

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