Document Dump

I’m beginning the mountainous — and monotonous — job of emptying my inbox after nearly two weeks of vacation (which I’m still officially on until Monday). Here’s a bunch of stuff I’ve been sent:

*** Yesterday, Kate Mitchell of Scale Venture Partners testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the topic of proposed taxation changes to carried interest. Here is her full written testimony:

*** Global private equity activity through Q2 2007, courtesy of Thomson Financial:
Quarterly PE Volumes.xls

*** Apax Partners published its 2007 global private equity environment rankings, which reviews the private equity operating environment for 33 countries. It was produced in concert with the Economist Intelligence Unit:

*** The Private Equity Council has released a white paper titled: “Public Value: A Primer on Private Equity.”

*** Deloitte & Touche and the National Venture Capital Association have completed their 2007 Global Trends in Venture Capital Investment Survey. Here it is: