VC and Growth Equity To Boost Pension Funds

VC and Growth Equity To Boost Pension Funds

Venture capital and growth equity avoidance means savers in defined contribution pension schemes are missing out on higher returns due to a lack of investment in some of the UK’s fastest growing and most innovative companies. In particular, retirement savings for the average 22-year old could be increased by as much as 7-12% if schemes made a small allocation to venture capital and growth equity funds.

The report provides an assessment on the case for defined contribution pension scheme investment in venture capital and growth equity, identifies the key risks and challenges to access, and proposes potential solutions to overcome these.

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