Slow and steady: Investors move forward cautiously in the wake of turbulent revenue

Collectively, the Venture Capital and Principal Trading industry has benefited from rising security prices and increasing merger and acquisition activity over the five years to 2017. This has lef to steady revenue growth for both individual investors and group firms over the past five eyars, especially due to the bullish US market. While rising interest rates present a threat to venture capitalists' ability to profitably finance investments, further appreciation in equity markets should help to offset some of the risk by providing a lucrative way for venture capitalists to exit their investment in the form of IPOs...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$23bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
51,918
Businesses
22,844
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry traders have realized higher revenue and profit from buying and selling securities
  • Revenue growth is underpinned by generally rising security prices and widening spreads
  • Strong financial market performance will lead to more IPOs and acquisitions
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Venture capitalists have low barriers to entry for seed and start-up investments. For many investors in this industry, whether they are venture capitalists, angel investors or day traders, access to capital is an important determinant of entry to this industry. Expansion and later stage investments may require larger capital outlays, but often investment is over a shorter time period. For larger investments, angel investors may join forces and invest as a group in a new company. Angel and venture capital investment works best when the skills and experience of the investors match the requirements of the company. Investors who have a broad range of skills or specialist expertise to offer, as well as access to capital, will experience lower barriers to entry...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry are

  • Ability to effectively manage risk
  • Having an effective performance monitoring system
  • Management of a high quality assets portfolio
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as S&P 500 and Investor uncertainty in the Venture Capital & Principal Trading industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry?

    The Venture Capital and Principal Trading industry comprises companies and individuals acting as principals in the buying or selling of financial contracts. Principals are investors who buy or sell for their own account, rather than on behalf of clients. This industry includes venture capital companies, investment clubs and viatical settlement companies. This industry excludes investment bankers, securities dealers and commodity contracts dealers trading as principals.

    Industry Products
  • Venture capitalists
  • Traders in financial products
  • Other investors
  • Industry Activities
  • Investing in financial contracts on own account
  • Participating in investment clubs (group of people who pool their money to make investments)
  • Mineral royalties or leases dealing (as principal in dealing to investors)
  • Oil royalty dealing (as principal in dealing to investors)
  • Viatical settlement (purchasing life insurance policy at a discount to later collect the death benefit)
  • Venture capital (investing in startups and small businesses with long-term growth potential)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • S&P 500
  • Investor uncertainty
  • Initial public offerings
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Regulation for the Investment Management industries

  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape
  • Opportunities and challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Financial markets underpin growth
  • Higher returns, higher taxes
  • Table: Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Wind Turbine Manufacturing
  • Solar Panel Manufacturing
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Software Publishing
  • Biotechnology

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commodity Dealing and Brokerage
  • Financial Planning & Advice
  • Investment Banking & Securities Dealing
  • Securities Brokering
  • Stock & Commodity Exchanges

  • Products & Services
  • Venture capitalists
  • Traders in financial products
  • Other investors
  • Chart: Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Software
  • Other
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical devices and equipment
  • IT Services
  • Consumer products and services
  • Media and entertainment
  • Industrial/energy
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Venture Capital & Principal Trading

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Venture Capital & Principal Trading Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • S&P 500 index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Financial Asset
  • A nonphysical asset such as shares, bonds, notes and bank balances.
  • Hedge Fund
  • A fund that uses advanced investment strategies such as leveraged, long, short and derivative positions in both domestic and international markets with the goal of generating high returns.
  • Initial Public Offering (Ipo)
  • The first sale of stock by a private company to the public
  • Pooled Fund
  • A vehicle used to pool the funds of a number of investors for investment by one manager, including hedge funds and private-equity funds.
  • Viatical Settlement
  • A sale of life insurance policy by the policy owner before it matures.
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