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Private Equity and Venture Capital in Europe

Markets, Techniques, and Deals

The distinctive nature of the European pe/vc environment is on display in Stefano Caselli’s presentation of its complete conceptual framework, from the volatile (its financial side) to the stable (its legal organization). A Bocconi University professor, Caselli offers a European perspective on market fundamentals, the v.c. cycle, and valuation issues, supporting his observations with recent examples and case studies. Written for investors, his book achieves many "firsts," such as clarifying many aspects of EU and UK financial institutions. Complete with finding aids, keywords, exercises, and an extensive glossary, Private Equity and Venture Capital in Europe is written not just for Europeans, but for everybody who needs to know about this growing market.

Audience
Primary: MBA and Advanced undergraduate, MBA, and Executive Education studentsStudying Private Equity and Venture Capital in UK and Europe. Secondary: Secondary: MBA and Advanced undergraduate, MBA, and Executive Education studentsStudying Private Equity and Venture Capital in US and Asia .May also be used as a supplemental text in Corporate Finance courses.

Hardbound, 368 Pages

Published: December 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-375026-6

Reviews

  • "Professor Caselli’s views fill a gap in the market dynamics of private equity, both before and after being affected by the financial crises. His work offers a complete review of the business, balancing a rigorous academic approach with the insider experience of the applied profession; it's great reading for academics as well as for practitioners." 

    --Roberto Albisetti, IFC


Contents

  • I. GENERAL FRAMEWORK

    1. The fundamentals of private equity and venture capital

    2. Clusters of investment within private equity

    3. Theoretical foundation of private equity and venture capital

    4. Legal framework in Europe for equity investors

    5. Legal framework in the United States and the United Kingdom for equity investors

    6. Taxation framework for private equity and fiscal impact for equity investors

    II. THE PROCESS AND THE MANAGEMENT TO INVEST

    7. The management of equity investment

    8. Fundraising

    9. Investing

    10. Managing and monitoring

    11. Exiting

    III. VALUATION AND THE "ART OF DEAL MAKING"

    12. Company valuation in private equity and venture capital

    13. Techniques of equity value definition

    14. Financing seed and start-up

    15. Financing growth

    16. Financing buy-out

    17. Turnaround and distressed financing

    18. The listing of private company

    19. Strategies, Business Models, and Perspectives of Private Equity and Venture Capital

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