The Private Equity Edge: How Private Equity Players and the World's Top Companies Build Value and Wealth

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The world is changing and has neverbeen more challenging to private equityplayers, public companies, and investors. Withrecord market volatility and a global economiccrisis, decision makers of all types canlearn from successful private equity playersand other top value builders.

Private equity is growing at a rapid rate, with $2.7 trillion intransactions since 2001 and buyouts occurringin every type of market, including decliningones. And now, with the end of investmentbanks as we know them, the door is open tomore opportunities than ever.

In The Private Equity Edge, economics giantArthur B. Laffer, along with value-buildingexperts William J. Hass and Shepherd G.Pryor IV, combines the concepts of intrinsicvalue, macroeconomics, and incentives intoa single strategy used by today’s top valuebuilders. You’ll learn how to create valuewhile reducing risk by:

  • Thoroughly exploring relevant datato quantify ranges of value and risk
  • Anticipating reactions of thosewhom you seek to influence
  • Exploring possibilities and optionsbefore making major decisions
  • Employing incentive systems that workin both up and down markets

Examples of major private equity playersat Blackstone, KKR, Carlyle, Cerberus, andMadison Dearborne Partners illustrate whatto do and what to avoid in specific situations.

Decision makers seeking to take full advantageof the new, interconnected world ofbusiness and economics will learn how tomake the best decision the first time around,quickly and with conviction—the key toseizing the private equity edge.

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Arthur B. Laffer, Ph.D., servedas one of President RonaldReagan’s chief economic advisersin the 1970s and 1980s.His supply-side theories helpedtrigger the global tax-cuttingmovement of the 1980s. Laffer is on The WallStreet Journal’s Gallery of the Greatest PeopleWho Influenced Our Daily Business and wasreferred to as one of the “century’s greatestminds” in Time magazine. Inventor of the“Laffer Curve,” he serves on various publicand private boards and is the recipient oftwo Graham & Dodd awards and the AdamSmith award.
William J. Hass, CTP, is CEOof the strategy and turnaroundfirm TeamWork Technologies.He previously served as chairmanof the Turnaround ManagementAssociation and was apartner of accounting giant Ernst & Young.He is a certified turnaround professional.
Shepherd G. Pryor IV is a consultant,corporate director, andeducator on the subject of corporatevalue. He has served onthe boards of four corporationsand was formerly corporatebanking leader at Wells Fargo Bank.

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