Venture Capital is the contribution of capital in a company that is in the initial phase or early development. Normally, Venture Capital's investment is directed to technology companies or with a strong innovative component. This type of investment requires smaller amounts of capital but also the risk is high due to the lack of information derived from not having historical results, as well as the uncertainty inherent in not knowing what will be the acceptance of the product or service by the market.
Private Equity investment is directed to already established companies or in a growth stage. It can be divided into:
- Growth capital.
- Leveraged buyouts (LBO).
- Capital restructuring or turnaround.
Middle Market and Venture Capital boost investment in Spain despite the crisis caused by the pandemic
Press release 21/01/2021 According to initial estimations obtained by the Spanish Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital (ASCRI) through the European platform EDC, the volume of private capital investment in Spain in 2020 reached 5,561M€ in a total of…