Review Mastering Private Equity Set
by CLAUDIA ZEISBERGER, MICHAEL PRAHL, BOWEN WHITE
This is a two-piece set of a definitive guide to private equity. The authors wrote the book with professionals as the main target audience, so finance professionals, investors, and even business students can derive valuable references from the book.
The book delves into the core concepts of private equity and discusses them in a detailed manner. The two books will show the reader how the industry works with regard to private equity investment. This two-piece set complements each other in discussing the various aspects of private equity.
This two-piece set detailing the core aspects of private equity is a must-read for finance professionals, newly graduated, and even amateurs. The book covers all areas of private equity with a tone that is business-like and fit for professionals.
The book lays the groundwork for private equity, equipped with many case studies, examples, and references. The book also includes new examples of private equity deals, as well as a web source material for further examples.
About the Authors
CLAUDIA ZEISBERGER is a Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship &Family Enterprise at INSEAD. She has sixteen years of experience in investment banking in London, Tokyo, New York, Singapore, and Frankfurt. She founded INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI).
MICHAEL PRAHL is Adjunct Professor for Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise at INSEAD. His research interests focus on the risks and returns in emerging markets, operational value creation, and market entry strategies & portfolio allocation for limited partners.
BOWEN WHITE is a Research Associate at Global Private Equity Initiative. His research interests focus on private equity in emerging markets, project finance, and South-east Asian financial markets.
Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Foreword by Henry R. Kravis, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of KKR
How to Use This Book
Section I Private Equity Overview
Chapter 1 Private Equity Essentials
Chapter 2 Venture Capital
Chapter 3 Growth Equity
Chapter 4 Buyouts
Chapter 5 Alternative Strategies
Section II Doing Deals in PE
Chapter 6 Deal Sourcing & Due Diligence
Chapter 7 Target Valuation
Chapter 8 Deal Pricing Dynamics
Chapter 9 Deal Structuring
Chapter 10 Transaction Documentation
Section III Managing PE Investments
Chapter 11 Corporate Governance
Chapter 12 Securing Management Teams
Chapter 13 Operational Value Creation
Chapter 14 Responsible Investment
Chapter 15 Exit
Section IV Fund Management and the GP–LP Relationship
Chapter 16 Fund Formation
Chapter 17 Fundraising
Chapter 18 LP Portfolio Management
Chapter 19 Performance Reporting
Chapter 20 Winding Down a Fund
Section V The Evolution of PE
Chapter 21 LP Direct Investment
Chapter 22 Listed Private Equity
Chapter 23 Risk Management
Chapter 24 Private Equity Secondaries
Chapter 25 Evolution of Private Equity
About the Authors