Venture Capital & Principal Trading in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Venture Capital & Principal Trading in the US

The Venture Capital and Principal Trading industry comprises companies and individuals that invest in various financial contracts to earn a profit. The industry has benefited from rising security prices and increasing merger and acquisition activity during the five-year period to 2019 and, as a result, industry revenue is expected to grow. Revenue grew steadily during the early part of the current period mainly due to financial bull markets as well as increased merger and acquisition activity. However, revenue slowed in 2016 as venture capitalists were wary of financing new projects due to geopolitical and interest rate risks. Additionally, industry traders have been able to realize higher revenue and profit from buying and selling securities in recent years. Over the five years to 2024, industry revenue is projected to continue rising. Financial markets will continue trending upward, which will boost trading and business activity. Venture capital will grow as investors can more easily exit investments through IPOs or acquisitions.

The Venture Capital and Principal Trading industry comprises companies and individuals acting as principals in the buying or selling of financial contracts. Principals are investors that buy or sell for their own account, rather than on behalf of clients. This industry includes venture capital companies, investment clubs and viatical settlement companies. This industry excludes investment bankers, securities dealers and commodity contracts dealers trading as principals.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table S&P 500
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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