Private Equity

Mastering Private Equity Set

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This is a two-piece set of a definitive guide to private equity. The authors wrote the book with professionals as the main target audience, so finance professionals, investors, and even business students can derive valuable references from the book.

The book delves into the core concepts of private equity and discusses them in a detailed manner.  The two books will show the reader how the industry works with regard to private equity investment. This two-piece set complements each other in discussing the various aspects of private equity.

This two-piece set detailing the core aspects of private equity is a must-read for finance professionals, newly graduated, and even amateurs. The book covers all areas of private equity with a tone that is business-like and fit for professionals.

The book lays the groundwork for private equity, equipped with many case studies, examples, and references. The book also includes new examples of private equity deals, as well as a web source material for further examples.

About the Authors

CLAUDIA ZEISBERGER is a Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship &Family Enterprise at INSEAD. She has sixteen years of experience in investment banking in London, Tokyo, New York, Singapore, and Frankfurt. She founded INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI).

MICHAEL PRAHL is Adjunct Professor for Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise at INSEAD. His research interests focus on the risks and returns in emerging markets, operational value creation, and market entry strategies & portfolio allocation for limited partners.

BOWEN WHITE is a Research Associate at Global Private Equity Initiative. His research interests focus on private equity in emerging markets, project finance, and South-east Asian financial markets.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Foreword by Henry R. KravisCo-Chairman and Co-CEO of KKR


How to Use This Book

Section I Private Equity Overview 

Chapter 1 Private Equity Essentials

Chapter 2 Venture Capital

Chapter 3 Growth Equity

Chapter 4 Buyouts

Chapter 5 Alternative Strategies

Section II Doing Deals in PE 

Chapter 6 Deal Sourcing & Due Diligence

Chapter 7 Target Valuation

Chapter 8 Deal Pricing Dynamics

Chapter 9 Deal Structuring

Chapter 10 Transaction Documentation

Section III Managing PE Investments 

Chapter 11 Corporate Governance

Chapter 12 Securing Management Teams

Chapter 13 Operational Value Creation

Chapter 14 Responsible Investment

Chapter 15 Exit

Section IV Fund Management and the GP–LP Relationship 

Chapter 16 Fund Formation

Chapter 17 Fundraising

Chapter 18 LP Portfolio Management

Chapter 19 Performance Reporting

Chapter 20 Winding Down a Fund

Section V The Evolution of PE 

Chapter 21 LP Direct Investment

Chapter 22 Listed Private Equity

Chapter 23 Risk Management

Chapter 24 Private Equity Secondaries

Chapter 25 Evolution of Private Equity


About the Authors