The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 14, 2009 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
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Ten Leading private investors share their secrets to maximum profitability

In The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital, the pioneers of the industry share the investing and management wisdom they have gained by investing in and transforming their portfolio companies.

Based on original interviews conducted by the authors, this book is filled with colorful stories on the subjects that most matter to the high-level investor, such as selecting and working with management, pioneering new markets, adding value through operational improvements, applying private equity principles to non-profits, and much more.

  

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Review: The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital: Management Lessons from the Pioneers of Private Investing

User Review  - Ahmed Hashim - Goodreads

Good introduction, but does not give the full picture Read full review

Review: The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital: Management Lessons from the Pioneers of Private Investing

User Review  - Dmytro - Goodreads

Great book structured as a mix of interviews/memoirs/"lessons learned" by top PE and VC patriarchs who created and shaped both industries. Each of them tells his/her story, explains what makes their ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Private Equity
15
Venture Capital
139
Tools of the Trade
269
Index
301
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About the author (2009)

Robert Finkel is president and founder of Prism Capital, a private equity firm. He manages a $190 million private equity fund that invests in growing companies and provides financing to more mature companies.
David Greising is chief business correspondent for the Chicago Tribune.

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