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Private equity

LC control no.sh2001009216
Topical headingPrivate equity
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Variant(s)Equity, Private
See alsoInvestments
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Scope noteHere are entered works on investments that involve the purchase of equity in a private company at any stage of the company's existence.
Found inWork cat.: Sharp, G. European private equity, c2001: p. 1 (private equity: the provision of equity capital to companies whose shares are not listed on a recognised stock exchange) pp. 3-6 (private equity transactions include seed capital/seed corn, start-up, early stage, development (or expansion) capital, replacement capital, management buy-out (MBO), management buy-in (MBI), buy-in/buy-out, institutional buy-out (IBO), secondary buy-out, rescue/turnaround)
Galante's venture capital & private equity directory, 2001: p. 9 (private equity: use of the phrase dates to the late 1980's when it was first used as an alternative term for leveraged buyouts; now used "to describe any investment strategy that involves the purchase of equity in a private company. Along with leveraged buyouts, these strategies include venture capital investments, distressed debt investments, and mezzanine debt financings")
The journal of private equity.
Directory of private equity investors.
Not found inDownes, J. Barron's fin. & invest. hdbk., c1995; Web. 3; Blackwell encyclopedic dict. of fin., 1997; Dict. of fin. and banking, 1997; Clark, J.O.E. Intl. dict. of banking and fin., c1999