Review Essay: Global Venture Capital Transactions

Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Vol. 7, pp. 185-201, 2005

20 Pages Posted: 12 Apr 2005 Last revised: 11 Sep 2008

Abstract

This paper reviews a timely legal book on Global Venture Capital Transactions (Brechbuehl and Wooder, 2004) in the context of academic entrepreneurial finance work on venture capital contracting. Legal scholarship in Global Venture Capital Transactions is provided for 12 countries (Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, The Netherlands, Taiwan, and the US). This paper relates then the legal scholarship in Global Venture Capital Transactions to empirical evidence from entrepreneurial finance scholarship on venture capital contracting. Contracting data from cross-border financings of US VCs financing Canadian entrepreneurs are also introduced in this paper to illustrate the role of the law in venture capital transactions.

Keywords: International Venture Capital, Financial Contracting

JEL Classification: G24, G31, G32, G33, G34, G35

Suggested Citation

Cumming, Douglas J., Review Essay: Global Venture Capital Transactions. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Vol. 7, pp. 185-201, 2005, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=679281

Douglas J. Cumming (Contact Author)

Florida Atlantic University ( email )

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431
United States

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