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Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Casebook, 5th Edition



Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Casebook, 5th Edition

Josh Lerner, Felda Hardymon, Ann Leamon

ISBN: 978-0-470-65091-2 February 2012 576 Pages


Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Casebook, 5th edition provides an understanding of the ways in which private equity groups work. The casebook builds an understanding of the key distinctions in the industry, and reviews and applies key ideas of corporate finance.

The 5th edition continues to explore a wide variety of valuation approaches; from techniques widely used in practice to methods less frequently seen in practice today but likely to be increasingly important in the future years.


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1 PE today and tomorrow
2 Iris Running Crane December 2009
Module 1: Fundraising
3 Yale University: July 2006
4 Altoona
5 PE Partnership Agreements
6 Grove Street Advisors II
7 PE Fundraising Process
Module 2: Investing
9 Firm Strategy Vignettes
10 Hardina Smythe and the Healthcare Conundrum
11 Avid & Lighthouse Partners
12 Metapath
13 Valuation in PE Settings
14 European PE
15 Moneybookers & Investcorp
16 PE in Developing Countries
17 Hony
18 Gobi & DMG
19 PE Securities
Module 3: Exiting
20 emgs
21 Motilal
22 IPO Process
23 Rock & a Hard Place: Valuation & Distribution
Module 4: New Frontiers
24 Village Ventures
25 Microsoft IPV
26 Abraaj
27 Actis in 2008
28 Blackstone IPO
Appendix: A note on PE Information Sources
Extensively updated cases throughout the text to reflect changes in the industry
• The module and industry notes have been updated

• Up-to-date, case-based analysis of the private equity industry
• Detailed supporting material on the private equity information
Strong international focus, covering nations as diverse as Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Argentina, and China
• A final module addresses the future of private equity