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Understanding value generation in buyouts

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  • Gottschalg, Oliver

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  • Berg, Achim

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    In this paper, the authors develop a three-dimensional conceptual framework for value generation in buyouts that categorizes and links the different levers of buyouts value generation. This framework provides the basis to take a look beyond individual value levers and shed light on the underlying strategic logic of buyouts.

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    Paper provided by HEC Paris in its series Les Cahiers de Recherche with number 824.

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    Length: 49 pages
    Date of creation: 01 Jan 2005
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    Handle: RePEc:ebg:heccah:0824

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    Keywords: private equity; buyout; value generation;

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    Cited by:
    1. Olivier, Gottschalg & Meier, Degenhard, 2006. "What does it take to be good parent ? Opening the black-box of value creation in the unrealated multibusiness firm," Les Cahiers de Recherche 822, HEC Paris.
    2. Gottschalg, Oliver & Meier, Degenhard, 2005. "Interest alignment and firm performance," Les Cahiers de Recherche 825, HEC Paris.

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