Private Equity
A Practitionerís Guide to Private Equity

Authors: Consulting Editors: Mark Soundy, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Tim Spangler, Kaye Scholer LLP; Alison Hampton, HgCapital
Editions: City & Financial Publishing
Pages: 723 pages
Date: April 2009
A Practitioner's Guide to Private Equity offers invaluable practical advice to anyone involved in the private equity industry. Probably the most comprehensive guide to the private equity and venture capital industry ever published, it is required reading for investment professionals, fund managers, lawyers, accountants, bankers and anyone else working within private equity.

Among the key areas on which this publication focuses are:
  • Successful investing
  • Fund formation and regulation
  • Types and structuring of investments
  • Due diligence - financial, legal and other
  • Acquisitions
  • Debt financing
  • Equity arrangements
  • Corporate governance/risk management
  • Follow-on investments
  • Managing the downside and restructuring
  • Exits
  • What's different about venture capital
  • Differing approaches/factors in key international jurisdictions.

With each chapter written by a leading expert, A Practitioner's Guide to Private Equity provides detailed practical guidance in the clear and concise style for which City & Financial are well known.

About Timothy Spangler

A Practitionerís Guide to Private Equity was co-edited by Timothy Spangler, Partner and Chair of the Investment Funds Group, Kaye Scholer LLP, and Research Associate at EDHEC-Risk Institute. Timothy Spangler is a New York qualified lawyer and English solicitor.

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