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Bill Ferris has led the field in Australian venture capital and private equity for more than 40 years. He has seen his share of successful floats, fly-by night wonders, and companies gone wrong. Here he takes readers into the world of private equity, with a wealth of stories on the successes and failures, deals that went right and deals that went wrong. There are priceless lessons for would-be investors and entrepreneurs in the insights the author can offerhow to raise funds, picking the right people, start-ups versus buyouts, IPO's and trade sales, all lessons drawn from personal experience. Along with numerous case studies of successful and not so successful ventures, Bill Ferris gives a detailed analysis of what makes a successful PE team, looks into the future of private equity, and summarizes the history of the industry from the 1970s.
|Publisher:||Allen & Unwin|
|Publish Date:||Apr 01, 2013|
|Number of Pages:||246|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.35|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||6.5 x 9.5 x 1.0|
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