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Venture capital and private equity : a casebook /
Josh Lerner, Felda Hardymon, Ann Leamon.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
description
viii, 545 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
ISBN
0470224622 (cloth), 9780470224625 (cloth)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
isbn
0470224622 (cloth)
9780470224625 (cloth)
catalogue key
6995209
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The private equity industry is experiencing tremendous change. Buyout firms are raising funds of more than $20 billion; the sizes of venture funds are rising again toward the $1 billion mark. At the same time, the industry is globalizing at a rapid rate. This new Fourth Edition of Lerner and Hardymon's classic text reflects the current and future state of the industry as it introduces you to the private equity-venture capital process. Reviewing the history of private equity leading up to today's environment, the authors give you insight into the ways in which private equity groups work; the key distinctions in the industry; how the concepts of corporate finance are applied to private equity; and valuation approaches--popular techniques as well as less frequently used ones--in practice today. Through extensively updated real-world cases, Lerner and Hardymon examine: How private equity funds are raised and structured The features of private equity funds and the actors in the fundraising process Interactions between private equity investors and the entrepreneurs they finance The critical problems that companies in a private equity portfolio face Valuation approaches, from techniques widely used in practice to methods that are likely to be important in the future How private equity firms invest in, monitor, and add value to companies successful strategies fro exiting investment and returning capital to investors The international arena, with examples from Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Argentina, and China Fundamental shifts in the industry and how firms are meeting the challenge Built upon the solid foundation of its acclaimed Previous editions but thoroughly updated to include the challenges of the 21st century, Venture Capital & Private Equity: A Casebook, Fourth edition remains an essential resource for current and aspiring private equity and venture capital professionals.
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The private equity industry is experiencing tremendous change. Buyout firms are raising funds of more than $20 billion; the sizes of venture funds are rising again toward the $1 billion mark. At the same time, the industry is globalizing at a rapid rate. This new Fourth Edition of Lerner and Hardymon's classic text reflects the current and future state of the industry as it introduces you to the private equity-venture capital process. Reviewing the history of private equity leading up to today's environment, the authors give you insight into the ways in which private equity groups work; the key distinctions in the industry; how the concepts of corporate finance are applied to private equity; and valuation approaches-popular techniques as well as less frequently used ones-in practice today. Through extensively updated real-world cases, Lerner and Hardymon examine: How private equity funds are raised and structured The features of private equity funds and the actors in the fundraising process Interactions between private equity investors and the entrepreneurs they finance The critical problems that companies in a private equity portfolio face Valuation approaches, from techniques widely used in practice to methods that are likely to be important in the future How private equity firms invest in, monitor, and add value to companies successful strategies fro exiting investment and returning capital to investors The international arena, with examples from Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Argentina, and China Fundamental shifts in the industry and how firms are meeting the challenge Built upon the solid foundation of its acclaimed Previous editions but thoroughly updated to include the challenges of the 21st century, Venture Capital & Private Equity: A Casebook, Fourth edition remains an essential resource for current and aspiring private equity and venture capital professionals.
Flap Copy
The private equity industry is experiencing tremendous change. Buyout firms are raising funds of more than $20 billion; the sizes of venture funds are rising again toward the $1 billion mark. At the same time, the industry is globalizing at a rapid rate.This new Fourth Edition of Lerner and Hardymon's classic text reflects the current and future state of the industry as it introduces you to the private equity-venture capital process. Reviewing the history of private equity leading up to today's environment, the authors give you insight into the ways in which private equity groups work; the key distinctions in the industry; how the concepts of corporate finance are applied to private equity; and valuation approaches--popular techniques as well as less frequently used ones--in practice today.Through extensively updated real-world cases, Lerner and Hardymon examine: How private equity funds are raised and structured The features of private equity funds and the actors in the fundraising process Interactions between private equity investors and the entrepreneurs they finance The critical problems that companies in a private equity portfolio face Valuation approaches, from techniques widely used in practice to methods that are likely to be important in the future How private equity firms invest in, monitor, and add value to companies successful strategies fro exiting investment and returning capital to investors The international arena, with examples from Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Argentina, and China Fundamental shifts in the industry and how firms are meeting the challengeBuilt upon the solid foundation of its acclaimed Previous editions but thoroughly updated to include the challenges of the 21st century, Venture Capital & Private Equity: A Casebook, Fourth edition remains an essential resource for current and aspiring private equity and venture capital professionals.
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Summaries
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The private equity and venture capital industry has become a leading pillar of modern investment, growing from $5 billion in 1980 to more than $530 billion in 2006. Yet many of its features remain puzzling even to advanced business students. Whether you are an MBA student, a private equity investor grappling with the industry's changes, or an investor interested in private equity as a potential investment, Venture Capital & Private Equity: A Casebook, Fourth Edition will shed light on the history and workings of this complex area and prepare you for a career in the prestigious and profitable world of venture capital and private equity.
Bowker Data Service Summary
Through this case-book, rooted in real-life situations, students gain understanding of the private equity and venture capital industries.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Private Equity Today and Tomorrow
Tad O'Malley: December 2004
Venture Capital and Private Equity
Yale University Investment Office: August 2006
Pawson Foundation: August 2005
Note on Private Equity Partnership Agreements
Grove Street Advisors
A Note on Private Equity Fund-Raising
Gobi Partners: Raising Fund II
Venture Capital and Private Equity
Adams Capital Management: Fund IV
Tad O'Malley: June 2005
Portfolio and Partnership
Metapath Software: September 1997
A Note on Private Equity Securities
Brazos Partners and Cheddar's Inc
A Note on Valuation in Private Equity Settings
Lion Capital and the Blackstone Group: The Orangina Deal.
A Note on European Private Equity
SAIF: May 2004
A Note on Private Equity in Developing Countries
Venture Capital and Private Equity
Warburg Pincus and emgs: The IPO Decision (A).
Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd.: An IPO in India
A Note on the Initial Public Offering Process
Between a Rock & a Hard Place: Valuation & Distribution in Private Equity
Venture Capital and Private Equity
Village Ventures
3i Group plc: May 2006
Actis and CDC: A New Partnership
Best Practices: Decision Making Among Venture Capital Firms
Appendix. Note on Private Equity Information Sources
Glossary
Index
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