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Private Equity Should Take the Lead in Sustainability.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Harvard Business Review. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p82-91. 10p. 6 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Despite their reputation in the 1980s as corporate raiders, most private equity firms attempt to improve the performance of their portfolio companies through better corporate governance. But while the G in ESG (environmental, social, and governance) ha...

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Do Private Equity Managers Have Superior Information on Public Markets?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Feb2022, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p321-358. 38p.

Abstract:Using cash flows from a large sample of buyout and venture funds, I show that private equity (PE) distributions predict returns in the industries of funds' specialization. My tests distinguish timing skill from reactions to market conditions and spillo...

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Executive Summaries May–June 2022.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Harvard Business Review. May/Jun2022, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p156-159. 4p. 4 Color Photographs, 10 Illustrations.

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Replicating Private Equity with Value Investing, Homemade Leverage, and Hold-to-Maturity Accounting.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Review of Financial Studies. Jan2022, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p299-342. 44p.

Abstract:The contributions of asset selection and incremental leverage to buyout investment performance are more important than typically assumed or estimated to be. Buyout funds select small firms with distinct value characteristics. Public equities with these...

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TUNNELING THROUGH PRIVATE EQUITY PLACEMENTS: EVIDENCE FROM JAPAN.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Studies in Business & Economics. Apr2022, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p238-255. 18p.

Abstract:This paper examines the tunneling issue of controlling shareholders, and in particular, this empirical study is conducted to determine whether controlling shareholders are tunneling the wealth of companies by using private equity placements (hereafter,...

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Private Equity Buyouts and Workplace Safety.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Review of Financial Studies. Oct2021, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p4832-4875. 44p.

Abstract:This paper presents evidence of a large, persistent decline in establishment-level workplace injury rates after private equity (PE) buyouts of publicly traded U.S. firms. We find that firms experience fewer OSHA safety violations after buyouts and that...

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Private equity and growth.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Economic Growth. Sep2022, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p315-363. 49p.

Abstract:We study private equity in a dynamic general equilibrium model and ask two questions: (i) Why does the investment of venture funds respond more strongly to the business cycle than that of buyout funds? (ii) Why are venture fund returns higher than thos...

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A NETWORK ANALYSIS OF CROSS-BORDER MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN POLAND, CZECHIA, AND HUNGARY.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Studies in Law & Economics / Studia Prawno-Ekonomiczne. 2021, Vol. 121, p163-181. 19p.

Abstract:Przedmiot badań: Transgraniczne fuzje i przejęcia (CBM&A) przybierają formę sieci, gdyż między podmiotami w nich uczestniczącymi występują złożone relacje biznesowe. Koncepcja analizy sieci społecznościowych (SNA) do badania powiązań biznesowych jest s...

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From Governing to Managing: Exploring Modes of Control in Private Equity Relationships.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European Accounting Review. Sep2022, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p843-875. 33p. 4 Charts.

Abstract:Despite the economic significance of private equity (PE) firms, there has been limited investigation into the control mechanisms they implement to manage relationships with their portfolio companies. Through a comparative field study, we describe the r...

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Forecasting betas with random forests.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Applied Economics Letters. Jul2022, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p1134-1138. 5p. 1 Chart, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:It is common to estimate equity betas for private firms or non-traded assets through a comparable company analysis, and we test if the Random Forest algorithm can provide superior forecasts. In out-of-sample tests from 1992 to 2018, we find that Random...

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