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Cipio Partners was featured in Financial News online: Private equity: European venture firms come of age

Private equity: European venture firms come of age
Venture capital is private equity’s trump card. When the industry is accused of asset-stripping or loading companies with debt, executives point to job creation machines such as Google in the US or Skype in Europe, both backed by venture capital.

It is disappointing, then, that while a […]

In today’s editions, “Financial News” and “Private Equity News”, both part of the Dow Jones group of companies, featured a perspective on the state of the VC industry authored by Toby Lewis. Lewis’ outlook for the industry drew heavily on market assessments by Tom Anthofer, Managing Partner of Cipio.

Tech sector hopes fade amid ‘bubble’ fears 

Toby Lewis

The sky-high valuations on the listings of venture-backed US technology companies, including networking firm LinkedIn, daily-deals company Groupon and gaming company Zynga last year brought the venture industry firmly back into the spotlight and raised fears of a fresh tech bubble.

 

Forever blowing […]