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Private Equity Investing in Emerging Markets: Opportunities for Value Creation

Private Equity Investing in Emerging Markets: Opportunities for Value Creation

by R. Leeds

Paperback(1st ed. 2015)

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Drawing on the author's four decades of experience as a practitioner and academician working with private equity investors, entrepreneurs, and policymakers in over 100 developing countries around the world, this book uses anecdotes and case studies to illustrate and reinforce the key arguments for private equity investment in emerging economies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349493166
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Series: Global Financial Markets
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Roger Leeds is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He was founding Chairman of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association and serves on the board of directors. Previously, he was an international finance practitioner for 25 years, including positions with a Wall Street investment bank, the International Finance Corporation, and a private equity firm. He has served on numerous boards, been published widely in his field, and is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University, his PhD from SAIS.

Table of Contents

1. A Private Equity Primer 2. Private Equity Ecosystems: A Stark Contrast Between Developed and Developing Countries 3. The Private Equity Advantage: Operational Value Creation 4. Private Equity Performance Before the Global Financial Crisis 5. A Post-Crisis Assessment: New Opportunities and Challenges 6. China: Private Equity With Chinese Characteristics 7. Brazil: The Country of the Future 8. Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities in a Frontier Market 9. Looking Through a Crystal Ball

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