2. Modern Private Equity — A French Invention?

  1. Cyril Demaria

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118467350.ch2

Introduction to Private Equity

Introduction to Private Equity

How to Cite

Demaria, C. (2010) Modern Private Equity — A French Invention?, in Introduction to Private Equity, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118467350.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470745960

Online ISBN: 9781118467350



  • modern private equity;
  • investment manager;
  • entrepreneurs;
  • venture capital;
  • fund regulations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • USA: the foundry of modern private equity

  • Europe: adapting a successful model or creating its own?

  • Conclusion: Emerging markets, building castles on sand?