Number of venture capita exits in Europe 2013-2017, by type

This statistic displays the total number of venture capital (VC) exits in Europe from 2013 and 2017, by divestment type. In all years displayed the most prominent form of venture capital divestments were through acquisitions with a total of 195 in 2017. Initial public offerings (IPOs) were the second most active form of exit for venture capital divestments, increasing from 10 in 2013 to a total of 45 in 2017.

Total number of venture capital (VC) exits in Europe from 2013 to 2017, by type

AcquisitionBuyoutMergerIPO*Secondary
20171952144528
2016214812355
2015170138317
20148270294
201347230103
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Source

Release date

February 2018

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2013 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* IPOs also include post-IPO follow on transactions.

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