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The world is changing and has never been more challenging to private equity players, public companies, and investors. With record market volatility and a global economic crisis, decision makers of all types can learn from successful private equity players and other top value builders.
Private equity is growing at a rapid rate, with $2.7 trillion in transactions since 2001 and buyouts occurring in every type of market, including declining ones. And now, with the end of investment banks as we know them, the door is open to more opportunities than ever.
In The Private Equity Edge, economics giant
Arthur B. Laffer, along with value-building experts William J. Hass and Shepherd G.
Pryor IV, combines the concepts of intrinsic value, macroeconomics, and incentives into a single strategy used by today’s top value builders. You’ll learn how to create value while reducing risk by:
Examples of major private equity players at Blackstone, KKR, Carlyle, Cerberus, and
Madison Dearborne Partners illustrate what to do and what to avoid in specific situations.
Decision makers seeking to take full advantage of the new, interconnected world of business and economics will learn how to make the best decision the first time around,
quickly and with conviction—the key to seizing the private equity edge.
PART 1: Dig Deeper
1.Value – Rules of Thumb
2.Wealth – People in Free Markets Don’t Work or Invest to Pay Taxes
3.Risk – Life is Not a Straight Line
4.Incentives – What’s Wrong with Compensation?
5.Scenarios – Look Before You Leap
PART 2: Act Sooner
6.Speed – The Google Age
7.Renewal – Even Great Companies Must Change
8.Experimentation and Innovation – Action Accelerates Learning