Across North America and Europe, venture-backed exits in 1H declined 24.7% from the back half of 2015 and 30.4% YoY. Total exit value in 1H remained robust at $32.4 billion, putting 2016 on pace to come in just below 2015's total of $65.7 billion, according to our 1H 2016 VC Liquidity Report. Plenty of VCs are still finding lucrative exits, but will the trend persist through the rest of 2016? In this report, we present you with all the data and commentary on VC-backed exits you need to form your own opinion.
As the VC Liquidity report series has always been data-centric, we've decided to hone our analyst commentary in this latest installment on the essentials to emphasize easy reading and replicability. We present the 1H 2016 VC Liquidity Report as a slide deck with an accompanying summary XLS available upon request.