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Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity

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  • Kaplan, Steven N.

    (University of Chicago - Booth School of Business)

  • Strömberg, Per

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    (Institute for Financial Research)

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We describe and present time series evidence on the leveraged buyout/private equity industry, both firms and transactions. We discuss the existing empirical evidence on the economics of the firms and transactions. We consider similarities and differences between the recent private equity wave and the wave of the 1980s. Finally, we speculate on what the evidence implies for the future of private equity.

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Paper provided by Institute for Financial Research in its series SIFR Research Report Series with number 65.

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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 15 Feb 2009
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:sifrwp:0065

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