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Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Corporate Governance; Value Creation, Strategy and Implementation
Private Equity in Action takes you on a tour of the private equity investment world through a series of case studies written by INSEAD faculty and taught at the world's leading business schools. The book is an ideal complement to Mastering Private Equity and allows readers to apply core concepts to investment targets and portfolio companies in real-life settings. The 19 cases illustrate the managerial challenges and risk-reward dynamics common to private equity investment.The case studies in this book cover the full spectrum of private equity strategies, including:Carve-outs in the US semiconductor industry (LBO)Venture investing in the Indian wine industry (VC)Investing in SMEs in the Middle EastTurnaround situations in both emerging and developed marketsWritten with leading private equity firms and their advisors and rigorously tested in INSEAD's MBA, EMBA and executive education programmes, each case makes for a compelling read.As one of the world's leading graduate business schools, INSEAD offers a global educational experience. The cases in this volume leverage its international reach, network and connections, particularly in emerging markets.