A New Exit In VC Land?

McGee, Suzanne
August 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;8/1/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 30, p24
Trade Publication
Focuses on the use of buyout fund firms as exit strategy for venture investors backing a start-up, in the U.S. Linkage between venture and buyout fund managers; Decline in initial public offerings as a viable exit for venture funds banking a start-up; Effort of the venture market to find creative ways to exit their mature portfolio companies; Possible reasons why not every venture capital-backed business will be attractive to buyout firms; Opinion of some executives regarding the use of buyout fund firms as exit strategy for venture fund firms. INSET: Welcome to Silicon Valley v 2.0.


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