- Series Information
- 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 investigates the internal structure and size of private equity firms. It notes that private equity firms are getting larger and identifies the factors that affect the size and structure of private equity funds. It studies the consequences of having a large size and structure, as well as the implications for listed private equity. It also considers the structures of private equity funds and listed private equity funds.
Dodo Zu Knyphausen-Aufsess is professor of strategic leadership and global management at the Technical University Berlin, Germany. His work is located at the intersection of strategic management and entrepreneurship. Moreover he is interested in the impact of external stakeholders on the strategy development of business firms. Currently he serves as board member of VHB, the German Academic Association for Business Research.
Marc Koehnemann is managing director of Siegwerk France SAS, the French subsidiary of the Siegwerk Group, an international chemicals company producing inks for the printing industry. Prior to this he was a management consultant with Bain & Company. He studied finance and business administration at the European Business School and obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Bamberg.
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