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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


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


The Private Equity Fund

John Gilligan and Mike Wright

in Private Equity Demystified: An Explanatory Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866961
eISBN:
9780191903779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866961.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter discusses private equity funds. It looks at the typical fund structures, who invests in private equity, and compares and contrasts alternative investment options. A private equity fund ... More


The Private Equity Market

John Gilligan and Mike Wright

in Private Equity Demystified: An Explanatory Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866961
eISBN:
9780191903779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866961.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter defines private equity, describes the origins of the private equity market, and examines the data on the size and growth of the private equity industry. Private equity is risk capital ... More


The Ownership Structure of the American Information Sector

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the composition and structure of ownership in the American information sector. There are several forms of non-commercial ownership in the United States. They include direct ... More


Measuring Private Equity Performance

John Gilligan and Mike Wright

in Private Equity Demystified: An Explanatory Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866961
eISBN:
9780191903779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866961.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explains how to measure private equity performance. One of the key distinctions to be focused on is the gross versus net performance of a fund or investor. Gross returns are the returns ... More


Doing A Deal: The Process of a Private Equity Transaction

John Gilligan and Mike Wright

in Private Equity Demystified: An Explanatory Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866961
eISBN:
9780191903779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866961.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter details the process of a private equity transaction. There are two sides to every corporate transaction: those acting with or for the purchaser and those acting with or for the owners of ... More


The Private Equity Critics and the Research

John Gilligan and Mike Wright

in Private Equity Demystified: An Explanatory Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866961
eISBN:
9780191903779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866961.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explores the major criticisms levelled at the private equity sector. It clarifies some misrepresentations and myths in the light of experience over the evolution of the market and the ... More


A Detailed Worked Example of a Leveraged Buyout

John Gilligan and Mike Wright

in Private Equity Demystified: An Explanatory Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866961
eISBN:
9780191903779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866961.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explores the major criticisms levelled at the private equity sector. It clarifies some misrepresentations and myths in the light of experience over the evolution of the market and the ... More


Extraction in motion: infrastructure-as-asset-class

Nicholas Hildyard

in Licensed Larceny: Infrastructure, Financial Extraction and the Global South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994266
eISBN:
9781526108982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994266.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For investors, ‘infrastructure’ is now an ‘asset class’, the boundaries of which are limited only by the ability of finance to build new contracted income streams that extract wealth from funding, ... More


Mutual Funds in Emerging and Developing Markets

Parvez Ahmed

in Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds: Building Blocks to Wealth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190207434
eISBN:
9780190207465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190207434.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter outlines the market for mutual funds in emerging markets. Two types of funds to consider when describing emerging market mutual funds (EMMFs) are the funds in the United States that ... More


The Cleaved Core

Daniel W. Bromley

in Possessive Individualism: A Crisis of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190062842
eISBN:
9780190062873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062842.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Economic Systems

The evolutionary trajectory of capitalism has now rendered the household precarious, economically disadvantaged, and vulnerable to the whims of firms under the authoritarian grip of the wrangler. ... More


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