3.8 Parallel markets
|Why is it
An important prerequisite for
the development of the venture capital market and other forms of early
stage finance is the availability of an ‘exit route’. The lack of a vibrant market on which to float their
companies will discourage entrepreneurs and venture capitalists and
potentially put a brake on the continued growth of these businesses.
How does the UK perform?
The UK has the highest number
of companies incorporated in parallel markets of its G7 European rivals (Chart
Last updated on 14 October 2002