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- The Private Equity Contract
- Direct Investments in Private Firms by Institutional Investors: Issues And Evidence
- The Size and Internal Structure of Private Equity Firms
- Leveraged Buyouts and Public-to-Private Transactions
- Private Equity and Public Corporations
- Private Equity Governance and Financing Decisions
- Syndicate Partner Selection: who Syndicates with Whom?
- Industry Concentration, Syndication Networks, and Competition in the U.K. Private Equity Market for Management Buyouts
- A Competition Law Analysis of Private Equity “Club Deals”
- The Real Effects of Private Equity Buyouts
- Buyouts in Western European Countries: The Impact on Company Growth and Innovation
- The Limits of Private Equity: Evidence from Denmark
- Private Equity: Value Creation and Performance
- Do Private Equity Fund-of-Funds Managers Provide Value?
- Fund Size, Limited Attention, and Private Equity Valuation
- Private Equity Investors, Corporate Governance, and Performance of Ipo Firms
- The Role of Private Equity in Private Acquisitions
- Private Equity Activism and the Consequences for Targets and Rivals In Germany
- The Costs of Issuing Private Versus Public Equity for Entrepreneurial Ventures
- Risk and Return Characteristics of Listed Private Equity
- Listed Private Equity: A Genuine Alternative for an Alternative Asset Class
- Listed Private Equity and the Case of Exits
- Buyouts Around the World
- Leveraged Buyouts and Control-Oriented Investments in Asia
- Private Equity in China
Abstract and Keywords
This article analyzes a detailed data set of publicly listed companies in Germany. It considers the reactions of the short-term capital market to announcements that private equity funds are targeting publicly listed companies, as well as the related effects for industry rivals. It lists the differences between new institutional investors and traditional shareholders, with regards to their skill sets, their ability to become successful active shareholders, and their perceptions. This article also reviews previous empirical studies.
Mark Mietzner is associate professor of alternative investments and corporate governance at Zeppelin University. He studied business administration at the University of Frankfurt am Main and worked as a research assistant at the University of Muenster and the European Business School. His research interests include alternative investments and their economic consequences.
Denis Schweizer is associate professor of alternative investments at WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management. He studied business administration at the University of Frankfurt am Main and worked as a research assistant at the European Business School.
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