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Private equity in emerging markets

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  • Groh, Alexander P.

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    Why is there such a strong private equity market in the United States or the United Kingdom? Why is activity relatively low in several other economically important countries? And why is it zero or close to zero in many emerging regions? Spatial variations of private equity activity result from numerous factors. In this paper I summarize the literature contributions on the determinants of national private equity activity and comment on the consequences for the development of the private equity asset class in emerging markets.

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    Paper provided by IESE Business School in its series IESE Research Papers with number D/779.

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    Length: 21 pages
    Date of creation: 03 Feb 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:ebg:iesewp:d-0779

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    Keywords: Private Equity; Emerging Markets;

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    1. Kerstin Bernoth & Roberta Colavecchio & Magdolna Sass, 2010. "Drivers of Private Equity Investment in CEE and Western European Countries," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1002, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
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