Exposed to the J-Curve: Understanding and Managing Private Equity Fund Investments (Discussion and Bibliography)

26 Pages Posted: 13 Jan 2005

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Uli Grabenwarter

European Investment Fund; IESE University of Navarra

Tom Weidig

QuantExperts

Date Written: February 2005

Abstract

This article reviews the authors' discussion on private equity funds from their book "Exposed to the J-curve: Understanding and Managing Private Equity Fund Investments" (published by Euromoney Investors Plc). The reader will learn about the most important issues in dealing with private equity fund investments from the perspective of the limited partner, and benefit from free access to an extensive bibliography on private equity funds for further reading. Private equity funds include funds investing into venture capital, late stage investments such as management buyouts and special situation financing.

Keywords: private equity, venture capital, buyout, fund, alternative asset, limited partner, general partner, portfolio management, risk management, asset allocation

JEL Classification: Q16, C5, G11, G2

Suggested Citation

Grabenwarter, Uli and Weidig, Tom, Exposed to the J-Curve: Understanding and Managing Private Equity Fund Investments (Discussion and Bibliography) (February 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=646845 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.646845

Uli Grabenwarter

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Tom Weidig (Contact Author)

QuantExperts ( email )

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Luxembourg

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