The Oxford Handbook of Private Equity

Hardcover | March 1, 2012

byDouglas Cumming

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The term private equity typically includes investments in venture capital or growth investment, as well as late stage, mezzanine, turnaround (distressed) and buyout investments. It typically refers to the asset class of equity securities in companies that are not publicly traded on a stockexchange. However, private equity funds do in fact make investments in publicly held companies. Chapters in this book cover such public investments. The Handbook provides a comprehensive picture of the issues surrounding the structure, governance, and performance of private equity. It comprises contributions from 41 authors based in 14 different countries. The book is organized into eight parts, the first of which introduces the issues, explainsthe organization of the handbook and briefly summarizes the contributions made by the authors in each of the chapters. Part II covers the topics pertaining to the structure of private equity funds. Part III deals with the performance and governance of leveraged buyouts. Part IV analyzes club dealsin private equity, otherwise referred to as syndicated investments with multiple investors per investees. Part V provides analyses of the real effects of private equity. Part VI considers the financial effects of private equity. Part VII provides analyzes of listed private equity. Finally, Part VIIIprovides international perspectives on private equity.

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The term private equity typically includes investments in venture capital or growth investment, as well as late stage, mezzanine, turnaround (distressed) and buyout investments. It typically refers to the asset class of equity securities in companies that are not publicly traded on a stockexchange. However, private equity funds do in f...

Douglas Cumming is Professor and Ontario Research Chair at the Schulich School of Business, York University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:656 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I. Introduction1. Douglas Cumming: "Introduction to the Oxford University Press Handbook of Private Equity"Part II. The Structure of Private Equity Funds2. Steven Davidoff: "The Private Equity Contract"3. Kasper Meisner Nielsen: "Direct Investments in Private Firms by Institutional Investors: Issues and Evidence"4. Dodo zu Knyphausen-Aufsess, Marc Koehnemann, Florian Willert: "The Size and Internal Structure of Private Equity"Part III. Leveraged Buyouts: Structure, Governance and Performance5. Luc Renneboog: "Leveraged Buyouts and Public-to-Private Transactions"6. Jerry Cao: "Private Equity and Public Corporations"7. Simona Zambelli: "Private Equity Governance and Financing Decisions"Part IV. Private Equity Syndication8. Peter Roosenboom, Bram van den Bosch: "Syndicate Partner Selection: Who Syndicates with Whom?"9. Miguel Meuleman, Mike Wright: "Industry Concentration, Syndication Networks and Competition in the UK Private Equity Market for Management Buyouts"10. Faysal Barrachdi: "A Competition Law Analysis of Private Equity 'Club Deals'"Part V. Real Effects of Private Equity11. Joacim Tag: "The Real Effects of Private Equity Buyouts"12. Elisa Ughetto: "Buyouts in Western European Countries: The Impact on Company Growth and Innovation"13. Thomas Poulsen, Steen Thomsen: "The Limits of Private Equity: Evidence from Denmark"Part VI. Financial Effects of Private Equity14. Christian Graf, Christoph Kaserer, Daniel Schmidt: "Private Equity: Value Creation and Performance"15. April Knill: "Do Private Equity Fund-of-Fund Managers Provide Value?"16. Douglas Cumming, Na Dai: "Fund Size, Limited Attention, and Valuation of Venture Capital and Private Equity Backed Firms"17. Igor Filatotchev: "Private Equity Investors, Corporate Governance and Performance of IPO Firms"18. Halit Gonenc, Koos Leisink: "The Role of Private Equity in Private Acquisitions"19. Mark Mietzner, Denis Schweizer: "Private Equity Activism and the Consequences for Targets and Rivals in Germany"20. Cecile Carpentier, Jean-Marc Suret: "The Costs of Issuing Private versus Public Equity for Entrepreneurial Ventures"Part VII. Listed Private Equity21. Christopher Brown, Roman Kraeussl: "Risk and Return Characteristics of Listed Private Equity"22. Matthias Huss, Heinz Zimmermann: "Listed Private Equity: A Genuine Alternative for an Alternative Asset Class"23. Gotz Muller, Manuel Vasconcelos: "Listed Private Equity and the Case of Exits"Part VIII. International Perspectives on Private Equity24. Christian Andres, Andre Betzer, Jasmin Gider: "Buyouts around the World"25. Grant Fleming, Mai Takeuchi: "Leveraged Buyouts and Control Oriented Investments in Asia"26. Takeshi Jingu: "Private Equity in China"