17. Private Equity Regulation: A Comparative Analysis

  1. Douglas Cumming
  1. Joseph A. McCahery and
  2. Erik P. M. Vermeulen

Published Online: 13 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch17

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

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

How to Cite

Cumming, D. (2010) Private Equity Regulation: A Comparative Analysis, in Private Equity: Fund Types, Risks and Returns, and Regulation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267011.ch17

Author Information

  1. Professor of Corporate Governance and Innovation, University of Amsterdam Faculty of Economics and Business

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 regulation;
  • overleveraged transactions;
  • asset-stripping tendencies;
  • equity investments;
  • united states

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Growth of Private Equity

  • Dealing with Agency Problems: Contractual Arrangements

  • Regulation of Private Equity Funds

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • About the Authors