Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation

Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation

Author(s): Douglas Cumming

Print ISBN: 9780470499153

Online ISBN: 9781118267011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267011

Author Biography

About the Author

Douglas Cumming, CFA, PHD, JD, is an Associate Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship and the Ontario Research Chair at the Schulich School of Business, York University. His research is primarily focused on law and finance, market surveillance, hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, and IPOs, and he has published over fifty refereed articles in leading journals. Cumming was the recipient of the 2009 Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators Research Award, the 2008 Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation Research Award, the 2008 AIMA Canada-Hillsdale Research Award, the 2005 PWC Global Competency Research Excellence Award, and the 2004 Iddo Sarnat Annual Memorial Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Banking and Finance. He is a research associate with numerous financial and educational groups, and consults for a variety of governmental and private organizations, including Wilshire Associates. Cumming is the coauthor (along with his wife, Sofia Johan) of Venture Capital and Private Equity Contracting: An International Perspective.