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Private Equity: Creating Value
Contains case studies of German companies which are financed with private equity. Download »
Contains contributions, annual statistics, annual reports and a detailed profile of BVK members. Published annually. Order »
BVK Statistics "The Year in Figures"
Surveys the development of the German venture capital and private equity market and long-term trends. Published annually. Download »
Private Equity Brief
What is private equity? Why is private equity important for the German economy? Answers to these questions and more are available in the Private Equity Brief! Download »
Private Equity Investor Brief
Addresses especially institutional investors and informs about the asset class Private Equity. Download »
BVK Special "Private Equity in Europe"
Covers the development of the most important European private equity markets. Published annually. Download »
BVK Special "Venture Capital in the USA"
Reports on the development of the US American venture capital market. Published annually. Download »
Private Equity from A to Z
Glossary of substantial terms used in the private equity sector. Download »
"The influence of private equity companies on portfolio companies and the German economy ": Over the course of three studies on the economic impact of private equity in the years 1998, 2000 and 2005, the influence of private equity financing on the development of the financed company was analysed. Download »
"On the role of private equity and venture capital in the economy": The examination is an update to the study which first appeared at the end of 2003 "On the economic importance of private equity and venture capital" and gives a comprehensive overview of the private equity business model and its economic aspects. Download »
Additional BVK studies: In other studies, BVK examines current private equity topics, especially the relationship of private equity and the stock market as well as the fundraising situation in the German private equity market. The performance study was first compiled by BVK in cooperation with Thomson Financial in 2006 and examines the performance of German equity funds. Download »
"Securing your future through buy-out": 22 companies are presented whose futures were secured through buy-outs with the help of private equity investors – organised by the three most common reasons for financing: spin-off, secondary purchase and succession.
"Success with private equity - 31 companies in portrait": The collection of examples gives an insight into the collaboration between holding companies and their partner companies. It includes young companies in the start-up phase as well as established corporations, successors and buy-outs in various industries.
Also there are many recent Case Studies that can be ordered separately. You can also find them on our Website.
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