Management Buy-Outs and Venture Capital: Into the Next Millennium

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This book presents up-to-date evidence on the issues facing financiers and intermediaries involved in venture capital and management buy-outs. It provides a comprehensive review of existing literature and an analysis of international trends in market development as well as a global comparison of the major issues. This book will be of interest to practitioners, researchers and policy makers in the area of the financing and management of firms as well as to academics and students interested in management buy-outs, venture capital, entrepreneurship and finance.
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Presents evidence on issues facing financiers and intermediaries involved in venture capital and management buy-outs, reviewing existing literature, analyzing international trends in market development, and offering a global comparison of major issues. Addresses venture capital at the industry, market, and firm levels and provides full coverage on both informal and formal venture capitalists, management buy-outs, and competing and complementary sources of finance such as bank finance and trade credit. Subjects discussed here that are not widely covered in the literature include investee relationships, costs of information searches, and the role of the entrepreneur. Includes case examples from the US, the UK, and Europe. The editors are associated with the Center for Management Buy- Out Research at the University of Nottingham Business School, UK. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781858989990
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Pages: 368
  • Lexile: 1570L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

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1 Introduction 1
2 Venture capital: predictions and outcomes. Venture Capital at the Crossroads and Realizing Investment Value revisited 38
3 The venture capital and buy-out markets in the UK and Europe 57
4 Venture capital in transition economies: the cases of Hungary, Poland and Slovakia 81
5 The role of trust in the informal investor's investment decision: an exploratory analysis 115
6 Relationship participation: the case of banks and smaller businesses 139
7 Loan covenants, relationship banking and management buy-outs in default: a comparative study of the UK and Holland 153
8 Small business demand for trade credit, credit rationing and the late payment of commercial debt: an empirical study 181
9 Funds providers' role in venture capital firm monitoring 202
10 Sources of venture capital deals: MBOs, IBOs and corporate refocusing 219
11 Venture capitalists, investment appraisal and accounting information: a comparative study of the US, UK, France, Belgium and Holland 238
12 Accounting information system development and the supply of venture capital 263
13 European IPO markets: a post-issue performance study 280
14 Venture capitalists, serial entrepreneurs and serial buy-outs 305
Index 342
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