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The Acceleration Point: Why Now is the Time for European VC

11 July 2017, Invest Europe

The European venture capital industry has reached an acceleration point. Recent studies show that European VC returns are expected to continue to grow. Venture capital will play a crucial role in fulfilling Europe's key priority for growth.

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2016 European Private Equity Activity

5 July 2017, Invest Europe

The Invest Europe Yearbook - 2016 European Private Equity Activity - is the most comprehensive source for European private equity fundraising, investment and divestment data. With data on more than 1,200 European private equity firms, the 2016 statistics cover 88% of the €600bn capital under management on the European market.

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Annual Report 2016-17

6 June 2017, Invest Europe

The Invest Europe Annual Report provides an overview of Invest Europe's activities in the last 12 months. The report includes a financial statement.

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AIFMD Essentials 2017

24 May 2017, Invest Europe

This member guide to the AIFMD, explains its key provisions and implementing measures from a private equity perspective. It sets out the requirements for GPs and covers the impact on investors and fund-of-funds.

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Guidance for Placement Advisers

27 March 2017, Invest Europe

The guide for placement advisers on the application of the code of conduct as part of Invest Europe's Professional Standards Handbook has now been updated.

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Investing in Infrastructure Briefing

28 November 2016, Invest Europe

This Invest Europe briefing outlines the key requirements to facilitate and encourage investment via infrastructure funds.

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ESG Due Diligence Questionnaire

1 November 2016, Invest Europe

The ESG Due Diligence Questionnaire for Private Equity Investors and their Portfolio Companies lays out an extensive list of questions concerning environmental impact, social policies such as health and safety, and governance issues including board composition.

It aims to help investors gauge how advanced a portfolio company is with its ESG policies and reporting. It will also assist with the identification of issues that might need more detailed technical assessment, as well as opportunities to enhance value and mitigate risks following an investment.

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Pension Fund Guide to Private Equity and Venture Capital

23 September 2016, Invest Europe

This Invest Europe guide contains practical information for pension funds on why and how to invest in private equity and venture capital, plus an overview of the benefits and risks involved and of the different ways of investing.

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Central and Eastern Europe Statistics 2015

31 August 2016, Invest Europe

An Invest Europe's Special Paper on private equity activity in Central and Eastern Europe. This report provides annual activity statistics for the private equity markets of Central and Eastern Europe in 2015.

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Annual Report 2015-16

6 June 2016, Invest Europe

The Invest Europe Annual Report provides an overview of Invest Europe's activities in the last 12 months. The report includes a financial statement.

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