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Availability of Credit to Small Firms Young and Old: Evidence from the Surveys of Small Business Finances  

Rebel Cole

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
The availability of credit is one of the most important issues facing small businesses, and is especially vexing for young and fast-growing firms that need new capital to finance growth. In ... More

Buyouts Around the World  

Christian Andres, Andre Betzer, and Jasmin Gider

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses global buyouts. It tries to explain the international differences in buyout markets across countries, but is not concerned with the performance and investment ... More

Buyouts in Western European Countries: The Impact on Company Growth and Innovation  

Elisa Ughetto

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article studies a sample of 265 buyouts that were conducted from 1997 until 2004. These buyouts involved companies in the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Germany, and ... More

The Costs of Issuing Private Versus Public Equity for Entrepreneurial Ventures  

Cécile Carpentier, Jean-François L'Her, and Jean-Marc Suret

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the way small Canadian listed firms discriminate between competing selling devices to lessen their issuance costs. It studies the choice between private placements ... More

Direct Investments in Private Firms by Institutional Investors: Issues And Evidence  

Kasper Meisner Nielsen

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the intermediation model and focuses on direct investments by institutional investors. It also introduces “indirect investments,” which refer to investments that are ... More

Do Private Equity Fund-of-Funds Managers Provide Value?  

April Knill

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article addresses the question of whether the private equity fund-of-funds managers provide value or not. It studies the value added by funds of funds, and suggests that fund-of-funds ... More

Finance of New industries  

Brent Goldfarb, David Kirsch, and April Shen

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
How are new industries financed? Specifically, for industries pioneered by entrepreneurial firms, where do entrepreneurs acquire the initial resources to start and grow their firms? This ... More

Fund Size, Limited Attention, and Private Equity Valuation  

Douglas Cumming and Na Dai

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses fund size, limited attention, and the valuation of venture capital- and private equity-backed firms. It determines that decreasing performance and distorted ... More

Governance Transparency and the Institutions of Capitalism: Implications for Finance  

Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell

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Oct 2014
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Dec 2014
This chapter explores the relationship between governance transparency and institutions of capitalism. It considers two major components of governance transparency in a country: disclosure ... More

Industry Concentration, Syndication Networks, and Competition in the U.K. Private Equity Market for Management Buyouts  

Miguel Meuleman and Douglas Michael Wright

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article considers industry concentration, syndication networks, and competition in the U.K. private equity market for management buyouts. It provides empirical evidence of the effect ... More

Insider Trading in Betting Markets  

Adi Schnytzer

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
The focus of this chapter is the racing betting market, notably the gallops, harness, and greyhounds. A key issue is whether the presence of betting insiders at the track implies that their ... More

Introduction  

Douglas Cumming

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article introduces the concept of private equity, which typically refers to the asset class of companies' equity securities that are not publicly traded on a stock exchange. It studies ... More

Leveraged Buyouts and Control-Oriented Investments in Asia  

Grant Fleming and Mai Takeuchi

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article looks at Asia's leveraged buyouts and control-oriented investments. It describes buyout activity throughout Asia along with the governance mechanisms that are used to create ... More

The Limits of Private Equity: Evidence from Denmark  

Thomas Poulsen and Steen Thomsen

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article analyzes Danish evidence on the limitations of private equity, which show that in some cases, the real effects of private equity are not always desirable. It argues that the ... More

Listed Private Equity and the Case of Exits  

Götz Müller and Manuel Vasconcelos

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article studies the return effects seen on listed private equity funds, which are the result of exit events of portfolio companies. It shows that private equity as an asset class has ... More

Listed Private Equity: A Genuine Alternative for an Alternative Asset Class  

Matthias Huss and Heinz Zimmermann

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article takes a look at the development of listed private equity funds and the empirical data that shows the performance of the asset class. It shows that while the idea of listed ... More

Mergers and the Market for Corporate Control  

Dennis C. Mueller

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Apr 2012
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Nov 2012
This article begins by reviewing some stylized facts. These facts pose some puzzling questions that must be answered, if we are to understand the role mergers play in capitalist systems. It ... More

Private Equity Activism and the Consequences for Targets and Rivals In Germany  

Mark Mietzner and Denis Schweizer

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
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 ... More

Private Equity Governance and Financing Decisions  

Simona Zambelli

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on the structure, governance, and performance of leveraged buyouts in Italy. It defines the term “private equity” as an expansion financing of existing firms. It notes ... More

Private Equity in China  

Takeshi Jingu

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article records the development of the private equity market in China. It presents some data on the structure, governance, and performance of China's private equity. It then notes the ... More

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