Management Buy-Outs and Venture Capital: Into the Next Millenium

Synopsis

'It provides a comprehensive review of existing literature and an analysis of international trends in market development as well as a global comparison of the major issues.' - International Review of Administrative Sciences This book presents up-to-date evidence on the issues facing financiers and intermediaries involved in venture capital and management buy-outs. It provides a comprehensive review of existing literature and an analysis of international trends in market development as well as a global comparison of the major issues. It addresses venture capital at the industry/market and firm level and provides full coverage on both informal and formal venture capitalists, management buy-outs, and competing and complementary sources of finance including bank finance and trade credit. The contributors also discuss important but neglected issues on the nature of venture capitalist-investee relationships and the revelation of knowledge, the costs of information searches, the development of appropriate forms of managerial and financial control systems, the role of the entrepreneur and bargaining models of contract negotiation. It uses case study examples from the US, the UK, and West and Eastern Europe. This book will be of interest to practitioners, researchers and policymakers in the area of the financing and management of firms as well as academics and students interested in management buy-outs, venture capital, entrepreneurship and finance.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Mike Wright
  • William D. Bygrave
  • Jeffry Timmons
  • Judit Karsai
  • Zbigniew Dudzinski
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Northampton, MA
Publication year:
  • 1999