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Secondary transactions

July 20, 2012,
by volcanic

h2. Value creation through secondary growth equity transactions

h3. Secondary growth equity transactions are a useful and increasingly common financing mechanism for founders of technology businesses. A secondary growth equity transaction is one where an investor acquires shares from existing shareholders (with or without the addition of primary capital).

There are a number of situations in which a secondary investment from a growth equity firm can unlock value or solve challenges facing founder-led businesses.

In the attached Whitepaper we list some of the key types of secondary growth equity transactions and include examples of investments that we have made in each category.