The number of acquisitions of companies that have received corporate backing had been decreasing over the past few years but by the end of October this year it registered a rebound.

The number of acquisitions involving corporate venturers as exiting investors, which GCV Analytics has been tracking, had gone slightly down over the past few years: from a peak of 178 such transactions in 2016, sliding down to 152 and 135 acquisitions registered in the following two years – 2017 and 2018, respectively. However, there seems…

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