Valuation Guidelines

IPEV Valuation Guidelines

The International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation (IPEV) Guidelines set out recommendations, intended to represent current best practice, on the valuation of Private Capital Investments. The objectives of these Valuations Guidelines is to set out best practice where Private Capital Investments are reported at ‘Fair Value’ and hence to help investors in Private Capital Funds make better economic decisions.


IPEV Valuation Guidelines - December 2018

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IPEV Valuation Guidelines - December 2015

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IPEV Valuation Guidelines - December 2012

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Translated Guidelines

Translation of the IPEV Guidelines are subject to the Translation Terms. Where there are any inconsistencies between a translated version of the Guidelines and the original English version, the original English version Guidelines will prevail.


IPEV Valuation Guidelines - December 2015 (Chinese translation)

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IPEV Valuation Guidelines - December 2015 (French translation)

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Endorsing Associations

The following associations endorsed the IPEV Valuation Guidelines as of 23 June 2017.

AFIC

Association Française des Investisseurs pour la Croissance

AIC

American Investment Council

AIFI

Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

AMEXCAP

Mexican Private Equity Association

AMIC

Moroccan Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
 

APCRI

Portuguese Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

ASCRI

Spanish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

ATIC

Tunisian Association of Capital Investors

AVCA

African Venture Capital Association
 

AVCAL

Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
 

AVCO

Austrian Private Equity and Venture Capital Organization

BVA

Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
 

BVCA

British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

BVK

German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association 

CAPE

China Association of Private Equity

CVCA

Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

CVCA

Czech Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

DVCA

The Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
 

EMPEA

Emerging Markets Private Equity Association

FVCA

Finnish Venture Capital Association

HVCA

Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

ILPA

Institutional Limited Partners Association
 

Invest Europe

Formerly the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA)

IVCA

Irish Venture Capital Association

LAVCA

Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

LPEQ

Listed Private Equity

LVCA

Latvian Venture Capital Association

MENA

Private Equity Association

NVCA

Norwegian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association

US NVCA

United States National Venture Capital Association

NVP

Nederlandse Vereniging van Participatiemaatschappijen (Dutch Private Equity and Venture Capital Association)

NZVCA

New Zealand Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

PSIK

Polish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Réseau Capital

Québec's Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

SAVCA

Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

SECA

Swiss Private Equity and Corporate Finance Association
 

SLOVCA

Slovak Venture Capital Association

SVCA

Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
 

SVCA

Swedish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association