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Venture Capital, Private Equity, and the Financing of Entrepreneurship


ISBN13: 9780470591437 |464pages|Hardcover|©2012|NT$1350

Josh Lerner -Harvard Business School and National Bureau of Economic Research
Felda Hardymon - Harvard Business School
Ann Leamon - Senior Research Associate at the Harvard Business School

• It provides a comprehensive explanation of buyouts and venture capital -the industry that gave you Facebook, Google, Apple, Federal Express, and Skype.
• It describes the incentives and motivations behind the various actors - groups that invest in funds, those that invest in companies, and the CEOs and entrepreneurs who found and run the companies.
• Written by authors with a combination of more than 60 years of industry experience as academics and practitioners, it is suitable for any individuals seeking a broader understanding of the basics of this fascinating and complex industry.

Table of Contents
Ch 1 Introduction
Ch 2 The Private Equity Cycle - Fund Raising & Fund Choosing
Ch 3 Deal Sourcing and Evaluation - Not as Easy as it Looks
Ch 4 Assigning Value
Ch 5 Deal Structuring - Private Equity Securities and Their Motivation
Ch 6 After the Money Arrives?
Ch 7 Getting Liquid: Exits and Distributions
Ch 8 The Globalization of Venture Capital and Private Equity
Ch 9 Risk and Return
Ch 10 The Impact of Private Equity on Society - Does This Really Matter Anyway?
Ch 11 People, Positions and Culture: The Management of the Private Equity Firm
Ch 12 Scaling and Institutionalization
Ch 13 Boom and Bust
Ch 14 Wrapping Up