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Risk Management In Private Equity Funds: A Comparative Study Of Indian And Franco-German Funds

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  • CAN KUT

    (Stockholm University School of Business, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden)

  • JAN SMOLARSKI

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    (Stockholm University School of Business, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden)

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    Venture capitalist and buy-out funds are often considered experts at investing in high-risk projects and companies. To be successful investors, private equity funds must therefore manage the many aspects of risk that are associated with investing in non-public enterprises. This study examines how Indian private equity funds manage several dimensions of risk in comparison to non-Anglo-Saxon funds. We analyze risk management preferences in Indian and Franco-German funds in pre- and post-investment stages. The results, which are discussed in detail, show significant differences between the two groups.

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    Article provided by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. in its journal Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship.

    Volume (Year): 11 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 01 ()
    Pages: 35-55

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    Handle: RePEc:wsi:jdexxx:v:11:y:2006:i:01:p:35-55

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    Keywords: Risk management; agency theory; legal systems; culture; venture capital;

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