19. Returns to Venture Capital

  1. Douglas J. Cumming
  1. Mike Wright1 and
  2. Riya Chopraa2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266908.ch19

Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies

Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies

How to Cite

Cumming, D. J. (2010) Returns to Venture Capital, in Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266908.ch19

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Financial Studies, Centre for Management Buy-Out Research, Nottingham University Business School

  2. 2

    Researcher, Centre for Management Buy-Out Research, Nottingham University Business School

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499146

Online ISBN: 9781118266908

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Keywords:

  • venture capital (VC) investments;
  • private equity market;
  • fund manager;
  • capital profits;
  • transaction costs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure of VC Fund Returns

  • Target Rates of Return on Investments

  • VC Fund Returns Evidence

  • Venture Capital and Investee Performance

  • Influences on Returns

  • Some Caveats

  • Conclusion

  • About the Authors