Venture capital papers

Syndication and cross-border collaboration by venture capital firms in Europe and the USA: a comparative study. Venture Capital 2020, 22.4: 355-376

Investing across frontiers: A study of venture capital investment approval practices in Europe and US. ISBE Conference, Newcastle 2019 (nominated for the Best Research & Knowledge Exchange paper) 

The transatlantic venture capital divide. CISI Review, October 2019 Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

Exploring the difference in performance between UK/European venture capital funds and US venture capital funds. Doctoral dissertation, University of Glasgow, 2018 (glathesis:2018-30827). Available at:

Collaboration by venture capital firms: Issues with cross-border syndication in Europe and US. ISBE Conference, Birmingham 2018: ISBE Birmingham 2018 paper   (nominated for the Best Paper award in the Entrepreneurial Finance track) 

Learning from the competition. Corporate Financier November 2018, pages 13 to15:  Corporate Financier, November 2018

Investigating the characteristics of top performing venture capital funds in Europe and USA. ISBE Conference, Belfast 2017: ISBE Belfast 2017 paper

Mind the gap. BVCA Journal Summer 2017, pages 26-29: Keith Arundale Article – BVCA Journal Summer 2017 

Exploring the difference in performance between UK/European venture capital funds and US venture capital funds.
Discussion paper, May 2017
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Non-practitioner views on the reasons for the difference in performance between European and US venture capital funds. 
ISBE Conference, Paris 2016
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 K Arundale – non VC interviews – ISBE 2016 final submit

Differences in investment practices between European and US venture capital funds: a frequency analysis.
ISBE Conference, Glasgow 2015
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Nothing ventured, nothing gained
ICAEW Finance & Management Faculty special report on “Growing your business”, September 2014 – click here for article:
ICAEW F&M VC article-KeithArundale

Separating fact from fiction
(“Keith Arundale, a leading expert on private equity and venture capital, ponders whether shows like Dragons’ Den give a fair reflection of how the industry works”)
BVCA Journal, Autumn 2013 – click here for article: BVCA Journal Guest column

Now is the right time to seek out alternative funding
The Business Magazine: Digital, September 2010

Talking Point: Venture Capital – Signs of Life
ICAEW Corporate Financier, September 2007

Venture capital sector is alive and well in Europe
Financial News, 16 April 2007

Raising venture capital in Malta
Times of Malta, March 2006

What private equity investments are being made in Europe, who is investing and how are they doing?
Journal of Asset Management Vol.13 No.1 (July 2002), pp17-28

European Venture Capital: At An All Time High
The Journal of Private Equity Vol.4 No.3 (Summer 2001), pp43-51

Private equity puts on a good show
Pensions Week No.220 (4 June 2001)

European Venture Capital: It’s a record at Euro 25 bn
European Fund Manager,Issue 16 (Q4 2000), pp74-77

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