VC-Backed IPOs Hit a Brick Wall

Schachter, Ken
April 2008
Red Herring;4/1/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article discusses the Exit Poll study conducted by Thomson Financial and the National Venture Capital Association in 2007. It shows that investors who are described as fretful closed the initial public offering window for venture-backed companies in the first quarter. Findings reveal a steep decline in venture-backed mergers and acquisitions in the first quarter. The survey determined 56 deals, 20 of which had a total disclosed value of $2.5 billion.


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