Mastering Private Equity: Transformation Via Venture Capital, Minority Investments and Buyouts (Hardcover)

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The definitive guide to private equity for investors and finance professionals

Mastering Private Equity was written with a professional audience in mind and provides a valuable and unique reference for investors, finance professionals, students and business owners looking to engage with private equity firms or invest in private equity funds. From deal sourcing to exit, LBOs to responsible investing, operational value creation to risk management, the book systematically distils the essence of private equity into core concepts and explains in detail the dynamics of venture capital, growth equity and buyout transactions.

With a foreword by Henry Kravis, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of KKR, and special guest comments by senior PE professionals.

This book combines insights from leading academics and practitioners and was carefully structured to offer:

  • A clear and concise reference for the industry expert
  • A step-by-step guide for students and casual observers of the industry
  • A theoretical companion to the INSEAD case book Private Equity in Action: Case Studies from Developed and Emerging Markets

Features guest comments by senior PE professionals from the firms listed below:

  • Abraaj - Adams Street Partners - Apax Partners - Baring PE Asia - Bridgepoint - The Carlyle Group - Coller Capital - Debevoise & Plimpton LLP - FMO - Foundry Group - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer - General Atlantic - ILPA - Intermediate Capital Group - KKR Capstone - LPEQ - Maxeda - Navis Capital - Northleaf Capital - Oaktree Capital - Partners Group - Permira - Terra Firma

About the Author

Claudia Zeisberger is an INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise. She is concurrently the Academic Director of INSEAD's Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI), one of INSEAD's centers of excellence, which she founded in 2008 to focus the school's capabilities & achievements in Private Equity, increase its visibility and cater to specific industry needs in research and education. At INSEAD, she teaches in the MBA and EMBA programmes as well as in multiple Executive Education courses both in Singapore & in Fontainebleau. Michael Prahl is Adjunct Professor for Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise at INSEAD, he is also Executive Director GPEI, oversees all research of the initiative and was instrumental in creating all its recent publications, its database project and outreach activities. His specific research interests are in the areas of risk and return in emerging markets, operational value creation and market entry strategies & portfolio allocation for limited partners. Bowen White is a Research Associate at GPEI. Bowen's research interests include private equity in emerging markets, the institutionalization of SE Asian financial markets, and project finance. Prior to moving to Singapore in 2009, Bowen spent five years in the New York hedge fund industry in trading and business development roles.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781119327974
ISBN-10: 1119327970
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: August 7th, 2017
Pages: 368
Language: English