12. Risk and Return of Private Equity: An Overview of Data, Methods, and Results

  1. Douglas Cumming
  1. Ludovic Phalippou

Published Online: 13 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch12

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

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

How to Cite

Cumming, D. (2010) Risk and Return of Private Equity: An Overview of Data, Methods, and Results, in Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch12

Author Information

  1. Associate Professor, University of Amsterdam Business School and Fellow of Tinbergen Institute

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499153

Online ISBN: 9781118267011

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Keywords:

  • private equity;
  • cash flows;
  • public investment firm;
  • risk analysis;
  • american capital

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Data

  • Methodology

  • Results

  • Additional Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix 12.A: Discussion on Staleness Correction

  • Notes

  • About the Author

  • Acknowledgments