Used by advanced undergraduate and graduate students in business, economics and law in North America, Europe and Australasia
"The book covers many facets of venture capital and private equity contracting, from the birth of a venture capital fund to its exit, giving readers a complete and comprehensive picture about the venture capital and private equity industry."
--Xuan Tian, Indiana University
"This volume complements existing books on the venture capital and private equity industry by focusing on financial contracting, and hence around the crucial aspect of the private equity industry."
--Uwe Walz, Goethe Universitšt Frankfurt/Main
"This book presents exceptionally clear evidence on the importance of financial contracting in venture capital and private equity markets around the world. The chapters examine the reasons why contracts differ internationally, and the implications of these differences for the performance of venture capital and private equity backed firms. The material is of interest to students and practitioners in law and business."
-- Joe McCahery, Professor of Corporate Governance and Business Innovation, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Center of Law and Economics
"Cumming and Johan examine the important topics not covered by existing [venture capital and private equity] books."
-- Masako Ueda, University of Wisconsin-Madison