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Private Equity Investor Engagement

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

in Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Private equity funds contribute heavily to the performance of the firms in which they invest beyond the provision of capital. Through detailed examination of seven case studies of private equity ... More


Mergers and Acquisitions

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0022
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter shows how the firm can use marketing-finance fusion to evaluate mergers and acquisition strategies. It examines the potential gains from mergers, the history of mergers and acquisitions, ... More


Hedge Funds, Private Equity, and Alternative Investment Vehicles

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Hedge funds, private equity investments, and other forms of alternative investments that offer the possibility of enhanced portfolio returns on a risk-adjusted basis have been available to ... More


‘Alternative Investment’ or Nomadic War Machine?

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter explores the role of alternative investment funds in the recent financial crisis. It considers the different ways in which the source of private equity and hedge fund success during the ... More


Conclusions

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.00011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The empirical evidence examined in this book is highly supportive of the idea that economic rents play a key role in determining the degree of association between partisanship and corporate ... More


Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Halil Kiymaz (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375875
eISBN:
9780199375899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375875.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

During the past few decades, private equity (PE) has attracted considerable attention from investors, practitioners, and academicians. In fact, a substantial literature on PE has emerged. The purpose ... More


The Contractual Governance of Private Equity Funds and Hedge Funds: A Case Study

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the contractual governance arrangements of private equity and hedge funds. Section 2 examines the traditional structure and investment strategies of hedge funds and private ... More


Epilogue: Challenges to the UK System of Ownership and Control

Brian R. Cheffins

in Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199236978
eISBN:
9780191717260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236978.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

After 1990, activism by traditionally dominant institutional shareholders increased and ‘offensive’ shareholder activism (primarily by hedge funds) and ‘public-to-private’ buyouts carried out by ... More


What Next?

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter uses the theory developed in the previous chapter to comment upon recent developments in the investment banking world, and to speculate about the likely future development of the market. ... More


Emerging Capital Economies

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines emerging capital economies from the perspective of creating the new success stories in the developing world. It focuses on the underlying (legal) causes for such successes and ... More


Investor Engagement: Investors and Management Practice under Shareholder Value

Roderick Martin, Peter D. Casson, and Tahir M. Nisar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202607
eISBN:
9780191707896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202607.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Increased engagement by investors with the companies in which they invest has been a major change in Western economies since the 1980s. Shareholder value provides rationale and incentive for investor ... More


Leveraged Buyouts

Viktoria Dalko

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

Leveraged buyouts have been the fastest-growing segment of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), especially since 2001. Behind such a surge is the globalization of private equity (PE)-sponsored leveraged ... More


Investing Over the Life Cycle

John Y. Campbell and Luis M. Viceira

in Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296942
eISBN:
9780191596049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296940.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter uses a life‐cycle model calibrated to microeconomic US data to examine financial asset allocation strategies of working households saving for retirement. For typical US households with ... More


The Rise of Bank‐Related Corporate Revival Funds

Noriyuki Yanagawa

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the dramatic growth of corporate revival funds in Japan. These funds are made up of private equity and represent an alternative to main bank intervention in promoting corporate ... More


Private Equity Investments

Monica Brand and John Kohler

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the use of equity in social-impact investing. The chapter differentiates equity as an investment tool from loans, and outlines the traditional approaches to ... More


Portfolio and Risk Management for Private Equity Fund Investments

Axel Buchner and Niklas Wagner

in Portfolio Theory and Management

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199829699
eISBN:
9780199979790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829699.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Private equity investments make up large portions of institutional investors' risky asset allocations. Thus, the risk of the asset class needs to be properly understood and managed. As private equity ... More


Private Equity Growth in International and Emerging Markets

Alexander Peter Groh

in Private Equity: Opportunities and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375875
eISBN:
9780199375899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375875.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents international private equity (PE) activity data dating back to 2000, grouped into several traditional and emerging markets. No clear global development pattern exists for the PE ... More


The Second Pillar: Contractual Arrangements

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter shows that hybrid business vehicles usually offer firms the freedom to contractually establish the rights and obligations within their organizational structure, which accounts for the ... More


Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P.M. Vermeulen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Studies of corporate governance traditionally focus on the governance problems of large publicly held firms, and policymakers' recommendations often focus on such firms. However, most small firms and ... More


The Revolution on the Frontiers of Philanthropy: An Introduction

Lester M. Salamon

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is ... More


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