PB: VC vs the S&P 500
PitchBook’s Cameron Stanfill, CFA writes: VC-backed IPOs are booming, yet public performance this year is lagging Has 2021’s ...
A cloudy end to VC’s day in the sun
Financial markets have sustained a series of gut punches over the last two quarters. With falling growth stocks, a recent wave of layoffs and central banks scrambling to tame inflation, the tailwinds benefiting venture capital funds over the prior two years appear to have reversed.
As a consequence, fears of recession and anecdotes of dealmaking troubles have VC fund LPs wondering what will come of their outsize paper returns.
Our latest analyst note ...