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December 2014

2015: The Sky Is The Limit

2015: The Sky Is The Limit

December 2014

2014 finished on a high, with record fund-raising for December, considerable IPO activity (at least in the US) and sustained M&A activity. And all the signs are that 2015 is starting with a bang.
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November 2014

Higher And Higher

Higher And Higher

November 2014

In the world of growth equity and venture capital, November is typically a busy month as transactions are wrapped up ahead of the Christmas season. This year was no exception, with November ending up some 20% ahead of last year.
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October 2014

When The Market Can't Tell The Difference

When The Market Can't Tell The Difference

October 2014

October was another record month (+20% ahead of October last year by value, and nearly +40% year-to-date), with sustained activity both in M&A and fund-raising. Clearly Europe is growing as a venture destination (hence why US investors are coming).
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September 2014

Finally Crossing the Chasm

Finally Crossing the Chasm

September 2014

In many ways, September was a watershed month. In short, an incredible level of activity both in terms of investment AND exits – both M&As and IPOs (a first in Europe).
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August 2014

Feeding Frenzy?

Feeding Frenzy?

August 2014

Summer has come and gone, and we resume work taking stock of the most active August month on record. And all this at a time when the macro environment is turning negative...
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July 2014

July 2014

As we head back our desks with the strong intention to have a glorious end of the year, here are the numbers for the month of July, which closes the first part of the year. In short, we are ahead of last year.
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June 2014

Heading For Summer Holidays With A Smile

Heading For Summer Holidays With A Smile

June 2014

This June edition is the largest Bulletin issue ever, with a record number of large financings (21) and a record number of exits (7). At its mid-point, 2014 has all the makings of a record year.
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May 2014

European Venture: Crossing The Chasm

European Venture: Crossing The Chasm

May 2014

The trend we were describing in our last Bulletin – fewer, but bigger, later-stage transactions – continued unabated this month. The difference is that we can also report a building momentum behind exits, both on the IPO and M&A fronts.
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April 2014

Market Lifted by Late Stage Investments

Market Lifted by Late Stage Investments

April 2014

April is typically a quiet month, squeezed between the announcements of the beginning of the year and those of the summer. April 2014 was no exception but thanks to a great tally of Landmark deals, the YTD European venture market is 30% up on last year.
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March 2014

Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead

March 2014

The correction we welcomed in our last issue has confirmed itself in the last month. Stocks with lofty valuations, including recent IPOs (AO.com, Just Eat, King Digital, etc.) are now well below their intro price.
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February 2014

Another Strong Month

Another Strong Month

February 2014

The start of the year continues to be dominated by superlative action from Silicon Valley, as the US continues to amaze us with gobsmacking M&A deals, giant fund-raisings and IPOs which defy common sense.
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January 2014

“A World Without Financial Rules”?

“A World Without Financial Rules”?

January 2014

What a start to 2014! Not only does the pace of investment seem to be accelerating again, but public markets are kicking in big time and Silicon Valley-style acquisitions are now spreading to Europe.
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