Private Equity: Examining the New Conglomerates of European Business / Edition 1

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Overview

Private equity is one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting areas of modern finance on both sides of the Atlantic. It is now responsible for a significant proportion of new flotations and for a high level of merger and acquisition activity. Yet the workings of the private equity industry are, by its very nature, opaque. Most private equity investment funds are not quoted companies and the complex concepts and structures used by the industry (and its jargon) often exclude the uninitiated. In Private Equity: Examining the New Conglomerates of European Business Peter Temple examines the current state of the private equity industry, its origins and the increasing ramifications it is assuming for society at large. He leads the reader through the jargon jungle of BIMBOs, BAMBIs, RAMBOs and COLOMBOs explaining in a clear and entertaining style the roles played by corporate managers, financiers, and investors in private equity, and its risks and potential rewards.

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Meet the Author

Peter Temple has worked in or written about the investment world for nearly 30 years. An economist and statistician by training, he spent 18 years as a fund manager and analyst before moving to full-time writing and journalism in 1988. Peter now writes on a freelance basis for a variety of publications, including: the Financial Times, Investors Chronicle, Mail on Sunday, Analyst and International Fund Management. He is the author of a number of books, including Getting Started in Shares and The Online Investor. He has lived and worked in London since 1970 and is a diploma member of the Securities Institute, a former member of the London Stock Exchange and an Associate of the Institute of Investment Management and Research.

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Table of Contents

What They Do and Why It Matters.

How They Developed.

Why Their Deals Succeed or Fail.

Extracting the Value.

The Dealmakers-Who They Are and What They Invest In.

The Investors Behind Them.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

Exit Routes-Nailing the Return.

Private Investors and Private Equity.

Private Equity Online.

The European Challenge.

The Secret Multinationals.

Glossary.

IRR Ready Reckoner.

Selected Bibliography.

Index.

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