Does the age of a company at exit an indication of its sustainability? We looked into companies' liquidity events, weighing their age at exit and the type of event – filing an IPO, M&A, Chapter 7 or 11 bankruptcy. Recently, you can see that younger companies are more likely to exit, with the IT industry making up the majority of these.
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