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date: 20 February 2020

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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 made through funds of funds. The first section presents some evidence of direct investments in private firms from various countries around the world. It then discusses the relevant issues that surround direct investments. This article determines that there are implications for the governance and success connected to the use of different private equity structures.

Keywords: intermediation model, direct investments, institutional investors, indirect investments, private equity structures

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