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Venture Capital and Private Equity (MSc)

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Module Convenor:  Kevin Amess

Module Content:
Venture capital and private equity provide risk capital to firms at various stages of their life-cycle. This involves selecting investments, structuring deals, valuation of investment opportunities, leveraged buyouts (LBOs), managing portfolio firms, and exit.

Module Aims:
To provide and understanding of: (1) how venture capital and private equity firms operate from both the investor and investee perspective, (2) examine the role of venture capital for new start-ups and young firms, (3) to examine the role of private equity for mature firms.

Module Assessment:
Individual Coursework (5,000 word report) (100%)


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