Praise for Private Equity

"Harold Bierman has blended an excellent mix of importantprinciples with real case study examples for a better understandingon a rather sophisticated finance subject."
-Edward M. Dudley, Vice President & General Auditor, ABBAmericas

"The role of private equity firms in financing buyouts as well asproviding growth capital has expanded significantly in the pastdecade. In a clear, concise way, Harold Bierman provides a timelyand astute analysis of the virtues of private equity as well ascreative quantitative methodologies that are applicable toreal-life transactions. This book should become essential readingfor investors, intermediaries, financial advisors and themanagement of private, almost private, or soon-to-be privatefirms."
-James A. Rowan Jr., Managing Director, Investment Banking
Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc.

"As the private equity asset class has grown to over $300 billionin the last three years, Bierman analyzes the fundamentals behindthe investment decisions of this increasingly important sector.Once completing the book, you will understand the fundamentalanalytical framework underlying private equity investment."
-Peter Nolan, Partner, Leonard Green and Partners

"In looking at the private equity arena, Professor Bierman hasbrought together a diverse group of metrics and valuation formulasinto a single text. The book provides a valuable combination ofacademic theory and real-life case studies. It provides manyinsights."
-Peter H. Vogel, Vice President, MeadWestvaco Corporation
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