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Private Equity

ISBN13: 9780471392927
ISBN: 0471392928
Published: July 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £100.00

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An in--depth look at the advantages of private equity Private Equity offers valuable insight to investors interested in increasing the rates of return on their investments without increasing their risk. It also shows managers how to supplement their compensation with a significant share of the firm's profits. This guide is filled with real--world case studies RJR Nabisco, Metromedia, Owen--Corning, and Phillips Petroleum which demonstrate how taking a company private can lead to value creation, and expert advice that will help readers understand the enormous potential of private equity. Harold Bierman Jr. (Ithaca, NY) has been a member of the Cornell faculty since 1956. His industrial experience includes consulting with Corning Corporation, Eastman Kodak, Emerson Electric Co., IBM, AT&T, Anheuser--Busch, and Xerox Corp.

The Many Virtues of Private Equity.Valuing the Target Firm.Structuring and Selling the Deal.A Changed Dividend Policy.A Changed Capital Structure.Merchant Banking.Operations: The Other Factor.The Many Virtues of Going Public.A Partial LBO: Almost Private Equity.Metromedia.LBO of RJR Nabisco (1988).Marietta Corporation (1994--1996).The Managerial Buy--out of United States Can Company (2000).Phillips Petroleum, Mesa and Icahn (1984--1985).Owens--Corning Fiberglas Corporation (1986).