When less is more: 21% of EU tech exits involved US companies in Q1 2016, the lowest rate in two years

US companies have traditionally been the main acquirers of European tech startups. In Q1 2016, this was still the case, but a closer look at the data paints a different picture in the involvement of US-based companies in European tech exits.
When less is more: 21% of EU tech exits involved US companies in Q1 2016, the lowest rate in two years

The involvement of US tech companies in the acquisition of European and Israeli startups has decreased over the past few quarters, measured as a percentage of all exit activity.

According to data gathered by tech.eu, US companies were responsible for 21% of Europe and Israel's 86 venture-backed exits in Q1 2016, the lowest percentage in two years.

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