16. Valuation and (Financial) Disclosure in the Private Equity Industry: Institutional Set-Up, Incentives, and Empirical Analysis

  1. Douglas Cumming
  1. Douglas Cumming1,
  2. Andrej Gill2 and
  3. Uwe Walz3

Published Online: 13 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch16

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

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

How to Cite

Cumming, D. (2010) Valuation and (Financial) Disclosure in the Private Equity Industry: Institutional Set-Up, Incentives, and Empirical Analysis, in Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Associate Professor and Ontario Research Chair, York University, Schulich School of Business

  2. 2

    Ph.D. Candidate, Goethe University, Frankfurt

  3. 3

    Professor, Goethe University, Frankfurt

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;
  • financial intermediaries;
  • closed-end funds;
  • portfolio firm;
  • financial crisis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Institutional Setup

  • Main Problems and Conflicts of Interest

  • Incentives for Voluntary Disclosure versus Mandatory Disclosure

  • Disclosure and Reporting Patterns of Venture-Backed Portfolio Firms

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • About the Authors

  • Acknowledgment