Bridging The Equity Gap For Innovative Smes

Hardcover | November 15, 2008

EditorElisabetta Gualandri, Valeria Venturelli

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This book explores the idea that Europe's growth problems may be caused by weaknesses in capital markets and in the access to risk capital. It addresses the evaluation of the financial needs and constraints of start-up firms and how these might be bridged. The role of public sector intervention is analyzed, focusing on international best practices.

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This book explores the idea that Europe's growth problems may be caused by weaknesses in capital markets and in the access to risk capital. It addresses the evaluation of the financial needs and constraints of start-up firms and how these might be bridged. The role of public sector intervention is analyzed, focusing on international be...

ELISABETTA GUALANDRI is a Full Professor in Banking and Finance at the Marco Biagi Faculty of Economics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. Recent research topics include financial regulation and supervision, the New Basel Accord, the financing of ISMEs and public intervention programmes. She was appointed as an auditor of...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:November 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230205054

ISBN - 13:9780230205055

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Boxes
Acronyms and Abbreviations
About the Authors
Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction--E. Gualandri and V.Venturelli  
Innovation and economic growth--E. Gualandri and V.Venturelli
Access to Finance of Innovative SMEs--V. Venturelli 
Equity gap and innovatives smes--E. Gualandri 
An original equity requirement estimation model--L. Canovi and V. Venturelli
The intermediaries in the risk capital industry--A. G. Grasso
Size and evolution of the risk capital industry--A. G. Grasso
The role of equity markets; F.Braga and M.Demasi
The role of the public sector; E. Gualandri and P. Schwizer 
Bibliography
Index
Notes