M&As to become preferred route for startup exits in Singapore, SEA: Golden Gate Ventures

Singapore-based early-stage venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures foresees the pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in Southeast Asia catapulting, as more institutional funds, protectionists economic policies and global funds look to expand their footprint in the region.

The venture capital firm, in a report, predicted that this region will see a minimum of 250 M&A’s occurring each year beginning 2020, reflecting a 500 per cent increase in M&A exits from the number expected in the 2015 to 2020 period.

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