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2017PE & VC Fund Performance Report (data through 4Q 2016)
PE & VC Fund Performance Report (data through 4Q 2016)
With considerably revamped data to benchmark against Morningstar indices, the latest PitchBook PE & VC Fund Performance Report examines over a decade's worth of PE & VC fund returns to provide insight into the current investment landscape.
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VC Analyst Note: What's special about a VC SPAC?

3Q 2017

VC Analyst Note: What's special about a VC SPAC?

Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corporation (SCHH) listed its shares on the NYSE, raising $600 million for its special purpose acquisition company. Such vehicles aren't necessarily new, but SCHH is planning to use its capital to buy stakes in VC-backed tech unicorns, either minority investments or full ownership. This unconventional approach could pave a new path to liquidity for companies moving forward. Our latest VC Analyst Note breaks down special purpose acquisition companies and the risks associated, as well as takes a look inside Social Capital Hedosophia, its managers, strategy and potential benefits for VC in the long run.

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Private Market PlayBook

September 2017

Private Market PlayBook

The Private Market PlayBook is a magazine that delivers up to date data and analysis on private markets, with special features of topics relevant to the patterns and trends visible across the asset classes. The September 2017 issue of the PlayBook features articles covering retails demise and Amazon's growing reach across sectors, select PitchBook reports, Q&As and more.

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Private Equity Analyst Note: Exploring Buyout Multiples II

3Q 2017

Private Equity Analyst Note: Exploring Buyout Multiples II

PitchBook's latest PE Analyst Note analyzes two more primary drivers for private equity firms to achieve lower buyout multiples: add-ons and sector selection.

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Universities Report

2017

Universities Report

The network effect is a major driver of the VC industry. Founders may lean upon their connections when cultivating an idea or looking for investment. The 2017-2018 edition of the PitchBook Universities Report provides data on where founders have gone to school, ranking the top universities and graduate programs in order of the total number of founders they have produced. Datasets include undergraduate and MBA programs, top schools for female founders, unicorns and more.

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Private Equity Analyst Note: Opportunities in Japanese PE

3Q 2017

Private Equity Analyst Note: Opportunities in Japanese PE

The latest PE-focused note from PitchBook's dedicated analysts surveys how the evolving dynamics in Japan create significant opportunities for PE.

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PitchBook Fintech Analyst Note: Marketplace Lending

3Q 2017

PitchBook Fintech Analyst Note: Marketplace Lending

PitchBook's latest emerging technology analyst note in the fintech space provides an update on the latest trends in online lending.

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RSM US & PitchBook Spotlight on B2B

2Q 2017

RSM US & PitchBook Spotlight on B2B

Revamped with brand-new datasets expanded in scope and depth, the latest RSM US Quarterly Industry Profile for the business products and services industry is now available. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, the report offers in-depth insight and analysis of M&A and private equity activity, exits and performance in the industry. It also includes greater, more in-depth analysis of key datasets for PE investment, comparing trends in North America versus those of Europe.

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Unicorn Report

2017

Unicorn Report

The 2017 Unicorn Report slices through data surrounding these billion-dollar companies, analyzing the trends around this small segment of the industry, and finding out what influences there are on investment. Included in the report are detailed tables full of terms and protections of these unicorn companies.

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RSM US & PitchBook Spotlight on B2C

2Q 2017

RSM US & PitchBook Spotlight on B2C

Revamped with brand-new datasets expanded in scope and depth, the latest RSM US Quarterly Industry Profile for the consumer products industry is now available. Powered by the PitchBook Platform, the report offers in-depth insight and analysis of M&A and private equity activity, exits and performance in the industry. It also includes greater, more in-depth analysis of key datasets for PE investment, comparing trends in North America versus those of Europe.

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Analyst Note: Direct Secondary Markets for VC

3Q 2017

Analyst Note: Direct Secondary Markets for VC

This latest venture analyst note from PitchBook explores how the "stay-private" trend among venture-backed companies is contributing to increased utilization of the direct secondary markets.

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