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Venture Capital investment is still largely unknown territory for many private investors, but represents a dynamic area which has helped to create novel business models and even industries.

Our latest CIO Special report 'Venture Capital investing: returns and diversification' discusses how the sector is developing and its role in portfolios.


Topics covered include:

  • The “life cycle” of Venture Capital investing, the role of Venture Capitalists in corporate development and recent developments in the industry
  • Key sectors receiving investment, the reasons behind continued growth in Venture Capital investing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the medium-term outlook
  • Potential return and diversification benefits of Venture Capital investing within a portfolio – and the risks associated with this form of investment



Download our CIO Special report – September 2021

Our full CIO Special report "Venture Capital Investing: returns and diversification" is available to download. Please refer to the Important Notes at the end of the report for disclosures and risk warnings.



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