Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Casebook

Josh Lerner, Felda Hardymon, Ann Leamon

Over the past twenty years, the private equity industry has undergone tremendous growth and sweeping changes. With the growth of private equity investing, it is imperative that financial professionals fully understand this complex subject. The cases and notes in this updated edition are designed to provide you with a better understanding of the history of the private equity industry`s development and the workings of the industry today. Divided into four modules, the first examines how private equity funds are raised and structured; the second considers the interactions between private equity investors and the entrepreneurs that they finance; the third discusses the process through which private equity investors exit their investments; and the last considers the future of the private equity industry.