Venture Capital Firms
SIC 6799 | NAICS 523910
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
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Merchant Banking / Private Equity, Bridge & Mezzanine Financing (view report)
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
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Industry Overview / Recent Stats and Studies / Stats by Category
First Research profiles provide analysis, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with content sections including industry overview, recent developments, issues and challenges, business trends and opportunities, leading companies, executive insights, financial benchmarking information, and 5-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated monthly; sample report is available online.
Monthly publication features news, information, and analysis for the VC community, with content categories including news and analysis, featured cover stories, fund news, limited partnership news, data center, and more. Publication is available by subscription only; trial access is available to qualified parties.
TrueBridge Capital Partners
State of the Venture Capital Industry
Annual state of the industry report analyzes key trends for the VC market by investment stage, with topics covered including fundraising activity, investment activity, valuations, exits by IPOs and M&A, and net limited partner returns. Reports are categorized by year in the "Archive" section and are available free online.
Quarterly study of VC investment activity provides detailed data for the most recent quarter and historical aggregate data from 1995 forward, with current data broken out by region, sector, stage of development, financing sequence, VC firm, and investee company. Current report can be viewed free online.
Financial Benchmarking Data
Venture Capital Firms
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
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North American PE/VC Compensation Report
Annual study provides compensation data (e.g., salary, bonus, carried interest, and carry-dollars-at-work allocations) for investment, management, and administrative personnel by firm type and size (assets under management of less than $400 million; $400 - $999 million; and $1.0 billion or more), and also includes information on firm-wide compensation practices (e.g., bonus, carried interest, and co-investment plans). Selected excerpts from the study including summary table of contents can be viewed online.
ERI Economic Research Institute
Trusts, Private Equity, and Venture Capital Services Salary Survey
Annual publication provides compensation data from ERI Assessor®, government, and survey participant databases for executive, salaried, and hourly personnel on a national and regional level. Complete listing of job positions included in the survey and sample pages for selected job positions are accessible online.
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Business Valuation Resources
International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines
International private equity and venture capital valuation guidelines provide guidance and recommendations for use by these funds in determining fair value measurements for financial reporting purposes which are in compliance with both the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Publication can be downloaded and viewed free online.