Private equity : fund types, risks and returns, and regulation / Douglas Cumming
- Cumming, Douglas
- Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 
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- Physical Description:
- xv, 608 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
- The Robert W. Kolb series in finance
- 1. Introduction to private equity -- 2. Institutional investment in private equity : motivations, strategies, and performance -- 3. IPOs and other nontraditional fund-raising methods of private equity firms -- 4. Listed private equity -- 5. The syndication of private equity -- 6. The structure of venture capital and private equity fund portfolios -- 7. The rise of the PIPE market -- 8. Private placements by small public entities : Canadian experience -- 9. Hedge funds' activism : a new trend of convergence toward private equity in public firms? -- 10. Projection of private equity fund performance : a simulation approach -- 11. Value creation in middle-market buyouts : a transaction-level analysis -- 12. Risk and return of private equity : an overview of data, methods, and results -- 13. Private equity fund selection : how to find true top-quartile performers -- 14. Real effects of private equity : empirical evidence and a research agenda -- 15. Employment, wage, and productivity effects of private equity transactions -- 16. Valuation and (financial) disclosure in the private equity industry : institutional set-up, incentives, and empirical analysis -- 17. Private equity regulation : a comparative analysis -- 18. International private equity flows -- 19. Private equity in emerging markets -- 20. Private equity in Europe -- 21. Private equity and leveraged buyouts in Italy : to prohibit or not to prohibit, that is the question -- 22. Venture capital and private equity in Germany -- 23. Private equity in Denmark : capital structure and taxes -- 24. Venture capital and private equity in Canada : phasing out an inefficient tax credit.
- 9780470499153 (cloth)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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