Nasdaq Private Market Sets New Annual Transaction Record in 2019

  • Early-stage companies drive transaction volume: The highest number of programs by funding round were for early-stage companies (Series B funding round or earlier) — a first for Nasdaq Private Market.
  • Recurring demand: Close to 40% are returning clients to Nasdaq Private Market, signalizing the increase in demand for recurring liquidity programs in the pre-IPO phase of a company’s lifecycle.
  • Buyer evolution: 2019 saw a steady increase in third-party tender offers (46) while 47% of early-stage company programs in 2019 were share repurchase programs, where private companies typically use cash proceeds from a funding round.

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