Many of today’s VC backed technology companies are staying private for approximately nine years or more. As a result there is a greater need for diversification by entrepreneurs, employees and institutional shareholders seeking to bridge the gap to a liquidity event.
MVP Partners have been involved in a wide variety of assignments, including early and late stage VC, PIPE, M&A projects and secondary direct stock offerings. This has lead to extensive experience in investment banking, business operations, acquisition integration and board work.
MVP can offer shareholders liquidity from private holdings in a compliant and confidential process. This can be done either from a MVP Fund or via our global network of investors.
~15 years ago, companies viewed an IPO as essential to raise capital
Recent VC-backed IPO’s have raised significant amounts of capital and for more mature companies
1) Source: Scale Venture Partners, January 20, 2014
2) Source: 2013 NVCA Yearbook
3) Market cap as of January 27, 2015, market close