Private Equity Laid Bare

By Ludovic Phalippou,

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This is version 2.6 (both Kindle and hard copy; Audiobook is following the first edition)! Designed for an MBA course on private equity, this textbook aims to familiarize any reader with the jargon and mechanics of private markets using simplified examples, real-life situations and results from thorough academic studies. The…

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1 author picked Private Equity Laid Bare as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

With its "buy and sell" model, the Private Equity industry which commentators have variously described as the ‘billionaire factory’ and "irresponsible locust swarms" – is responsible for a large and growing share of M&A activity. The businesses held by just two of its members employ some one and a half million people.

Phalippou draws on many years of distinguished research to demystify the secretive industry’s methods and accounting – rigorous explanations leavened by fascinating case studies and appealing humour.

From Geoff's list on accounting for M&A.

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