Private Equity and Venture Capital in Italy
31 Pages Posted: 28 Sep 2009 Last revised: 18 Oct 2009
Date Written: February 16, 2009
This paper examines private equity and venture capital in Italy. The first part looks at the main features of the Italian market and its recent evolution; the second part considers the results of a survey of firms and intermediaries designed to gather information regarding contract features and the characteristics of investee firms and investing intermediaries. Finally, the paper discusses the main obstacles to the development of the sector using information from the survey of intermediaries.
Keywords: private equity, venture capital
JEL Classification: G24, G32
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