Private Equity: The German Experience

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byFrancoise Jowett

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This tells the story of the development of the private equity industry in Germany. It is the first comprehensive history of the private equity industry for any country, revealing the vicissitudes of private equity investing, warts and all. It is an engaging chronicle for anyone interested in the industry or the modern German economy.

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This tells the story of the development of the private equity industry in Germany. It is the first comprehensive history of the private equity industry for any country, revealing the vicissitudes of private equity investing, warts and all. It is an engaging chronicle for anyone interested in the industry or the modern German economy.

PAUL JOWETT is Managing Partner of the German Practice of L.E.K. Consulting. He studied at London and Oxford Universities, and has held positions at the London Business School and Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK.FRANÇOISE JOWETT studied at Reims, Strasbourg and Munich Universities, and has held positions in recruitment and...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 8.96 × 5.83 × 1.52 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230537766

ISBN - 13:9780230537767

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Minority Participations: 1965-1975
The Failed Venture Capital Experiment: 1976-1991
The Early Shoots: GENES Ventures & Matuschka/TVM
The First Phase: From Venture Capital to LBOs
The Second Phase: 3i, CVC, Bain, and Matuschka
The Third Phase: Trial and Error with LBOs
The Schroders’ Story of the 1980s
The 1984-1991 Experience in Retrospect
The Fourth Phase: Frustrating Times 1992-1994
East German Adventures
The Fifth Phase: Retrenchment & Spin-offs: 1995-1996
The Sixth Phase: The Tsunami Begins
The Seventh Phase: 2001: The Collapse and its Aftermath
The Eighth Phase: The Booming Market: 2004-2007
The Ninth Phase: The Fall
What did Private Equity Ever do for Germany?
A Note on Sources