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Private Equity Mathematics

Private Equity Mathematics, Second Edition


Publication date:
30 July 2014
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Edited by Oliver Gottschalg of HEC Paris and PERACS Private Equity Track Record Analytics, this guide contains the latest and most sophisticated mathematical tools and methods to inform and guide investors to make the right private equity investments today. 

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Applied analytics and quantitative methods for private equity investing

There now exists sophisticated quantitative methods for private equity GPs and LPs to assess investment opportunities, to value businesses, to benchmark portfolio performance, and to design incentives for executives and managers. 

Edited by Oliver Gottschalg of HEC Paris and PERACS Private Equity Track Record Analytics, Private Equity Mathematics, Second Edition, is a must-have publication for all professionals investing in private equity assets and funds. This book is a valuable and practical resource with topics ranging from performance measurement and benchmarking, cash flow patterns and risks of private equity investing, to the economic and legal aspects of operating a private equity firm or investment programme.
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In addition to updated and expanded content, this guide features recent advancements in performance measurement, benchmarking and risk assessment.

This guide will help you to:
  • Understand the fundamentals of private equity investing and value creation drivers
  • Gain insight into the issues with inappropriate use of common performance measures
  • Optimise the measurement, management and integration of risk in the portfolio
  • Develop more sophisticated methods and benchmarks to assess investment performance
  • Better understand how to measure volatility in private equity investing
…and much more.

Who should read this guide?
  • Fund managers
  • Fund of fund managers
  • Institutional investors
  • Lawyers
  • Consultants
  • Bankers
  • Academics
  • Analysts
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