Private Equity Targets
Economics of private equity (PE). Empirical evidence on Italian manufacturing firms resorting to internal equity only to finance investments with positive NPV. Normative framework providing guidelines on how their entrepreneurial model (governance, gearing, growth) would be favourably influenced by conventional PE actions. Policy recommendations on how to expedite PE ownership expansion in Italy and other European countries.
Focus on firms that are naturally targets of private equity investments (rather than on deal-making techniques) Provision of insights into the process of creating an investment thesis in the private equity industry Managerial recommendations to general partners of PE firms and owners of family businesses