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Investing in Private Equity Partnerships

The Role of Monitoring and Reporting

  • Authors
  • Kay Müller

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. Pages 1-10
  3. Pages 263-276
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 277-316

About this book

Introduction

Private equity has become an important asset class for institutional investors. As the asset class grows and investors get more experienced, the debate concerning transparency and governance of private equity funds has intensified. Fund investors demand more disclosure from private equity fund managers. Are these calls justified? What information do fund investors need? How can private equity fund investors manage their exposure to the asset class effectively?

Kay Müller presents an in-depth analysis into the monitoring activities of institutional investors and explores their information requirements by interviewing leading European private equity fund investors. He contrasts these results with the actual reporting by fund managers and reveals essential information gaps based on a disclosure study of private equity fund reports. Since effective and open communication supports long-lasting and trusted partnerships, these findings provide important guidance on how to improve the relationships between investors and fund managers in the private equity industry.

Keywords

Alternative Anlageklassen Institutionelle Anleger Investment Investor Relations Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften Private Equity Risikokapital

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-8349-9745-6
  • Copyright Information Betriebswirtschaftlicher Verlag Dr. Th. Gabler | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden 2008
  • Publisher Name Gabler
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-8349-0934-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-8349-9745-6
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