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Case Summary

The Private Equity Industry

Case Number: 7-104-001, Year Published: 2006, Revision Date: October 17, 2005

HBS Number: KEL130

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Authors: Steven Rogers; Erik Maurer; Doug Olds; Scott Ziffra; Elton Milton; Andrew Zacharias

Key Concepts

Economics, Entrepreneurial Finance, Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Financial Instruments, Financial Strategy, Investment Management, Valuation


This note gives a comprehensive yet straightforward description of the entire private equity industry, including its definition, expected returns, the investing process, and the structure of private equity firms.

Number of Pages: 28

Extended Case Information

Teaching Areas: Entrepreneurship, Finance

Geographic: NA

Industry: Private Equity

Organization Name: NA

Organization Department: NA

Decision Maker Position: NA

Year of Case: 2005