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Venture Capital Investment [NOOK Book]

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Gavin Reid presents a systematic analysis of what drives investor-investee relations in venture capital markets. In the first analytical work to use a unified framework, he draws upon a modern and general approach to contracting relations, namely principal-agent analysis. This book establishes a clear theoretical framework involving risk management, information handling and the 'trading' of risk and information. Using powerful modern theory as a general and coherent frame of reference to analyse an extensive body...
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Venture Capital Investment

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Overview

Gavin Reid presents a systematic analysis of what drives investor-investee relations in venture capital markets. In the first analytical work to use a unified framework, he draws upon a modern and general approach to contracting relations, namely principal-agent analysis. This book establishes a clear theoretical framework involving risk management, information handling and the 'trading' of risk and information. Using powerful modern theory as a general and coherent frame of reference to analyse an extensive body of new evidence, the author shows how top investors manage risk and monitor investees, and examines the best relationship between investor and investee. Exploring the principles governing high-risk/high-return investment, this is a unique insight into the turbulent world of the venture capitalist.
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For students and instructors of economics and business, offers a principal-agent framework within which to analyze contracting relations practices between those who invest venture capital and those who receive it. Focusing primarily on the UK, where venture capital is a fairly new investment form, explains the framework, then cites in- depth case studies based on empirical research, and organized around the principle-agent method. Also considers risk management from the perspective of both parties, developing information systems after the contract, and trading risk and information in pursuit of superior contracting. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203066249
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
List of abbreviations
Pt. 1 Background
1 The analysis of venture capital practice 3
2 Venture capital 14
3 Investigating investor-investee relations 34
4 Principles of agency analysis 49
Pt. 2 Evidence
5 Instrumentation 67
6 Fieldwork 81
7 Investor and investee characteristics 94
Pt. 3 Cases
8 Case study J: independent principal 109
9 Case study H: principal a banking subsidiary 130
10 Case study G: principal public sector owned 148
Pt. 4 Analysis
11 Risk management 171
12 The demand for information by investors 185
13 The supply of venture capital and the development of investees' accounting information systems 197
14 Seeking optimality through the exchanging of risk and information 219
Epilogue 257
App. A Semi-structured interview (SSI) schedule for investor (P) 263
App. B Administered questionnaire (AQ) for mature small firms (A) 295
App. C Telephone questionnaire (TQ) for mature small firms (A) 325
References 341
Author index 349
Subject index 352
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