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  1. PLEASE NOTE: For the King's Online Programmes while we do our best to digitise materials we cannot guarantee that all core, recommended or further readings will be digitised. As a result, you may need to purchase these materials using different sources, please be assured we will inform you about this in advance to the module going live.

     

     

  2. General reference 7 items
    1. Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity - Steven N. Kaplan, Per Strömberg 2008

      Document Additional

    2. The Economic Case for Private Equity (and Some Concerns) -- pdf of Keynote Slides - Michael C. Jensen 2007

      Article Additional SSRN: You will have to first register to access this resource but registration is free.

    3. The Regulation of Hedge Funds and Private Equity: A Case Study in the Development of the EU’s Regulatory Response to the Financial Crisis - Eilis Ferran 2011

      Article Additional SSRN: You will have to first register to access this resource but registration is free.

  3. Week 1 20 items
    1. PLEASE NOTE: For the King's Online Programmes while we do our best to digitise materials we cannot guarantee that all core, recommended or further readings will be digitised. As a result, you may need to purchase these materials using different sources, please be assured we will inform you about this in advance to the module going live.

       

       

    2. Core 8 items
      1. Global investment funds: a practical guide to structuring, raising and managing funds - Tom Alabaster 2016

        Book Core Please read: Introduction to investment funds: structures and key drivers

      2. One step ahead: private equity and hedge funds after the Global Financial Crisis - Timothy Spangler 2016

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 1: The Pointy End of Capitalism

      3. Partnership and LLP law - Geoffrey Morse 2015

        Book Core There has been a delay to the purchase of this, it will be digitized and made available as soon as it arrives at King's Maughan library. Please read chapter(s): 9: Limited Partnerships

      4. Private equity: law and practice - Darryl J. Cooke 2018

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): Role of Private Equity

      5. International Private Equity - Eli Talmor 12 April 2011

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 2: Private equity fund economics

      6. The LPA Anatomised - N. van Zyl 2012

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): Aligning GP and LP interests in the LPA: New cycle, new challenges

    3. Additional reading: What is a fund? 11 items
      1. For the below BVCA link, please focus on:

        • (a) "Our Industry",
        • (b) "Private Equity Explained" and
        • (c) "FAQs in PE".

      2. Private equity: a transactional analysis - Chris Hale 2015

        Book  Please read chapter(s): Introduction; The Place of Private Equity in Corporate Finance and M&A

      3. in particular from the below (Institutional Limited Partners Association - ILPA) link:

        • (a) in "Resources and Tools" they have a section entitled "Private Equity Explained" or "Private Equity 101" and
        • (b) their "Principles, Practices and Policies" that is an industry guide to how investors in private equity funds wish their fund GPs or sponsors to behave and draft their documentation and policies.

      4. Particular for the below Invest Europe link - The Voice of Private Capital:

        • (a) "Private Equity Explained" and
        • (b) "Private Equity in Action".  They have two very useful guides, one a video on their site, "What is Private Equity?" and an electronic book "Little Book of Private Equity". 

      5. A practical guide to private equity transactions - Geoff Yates, Mike Hinchliffe 2010

        Book  A Practical Guide to Private Equity Transactions – Foreword; An Introduction to Private Equity

  4. Week 2 16 items
    1. PLEASE NOTE: For the King's Online Programmes while we do our best to digitise materials we cannot guarantee that all core, recommended or further readings will be digitised. As a result, you may need to purchase these materials using different sources, please be assured we will inform you about this in advance to the module going live.

       

       

    2. Core 6 items
      1. Global investment funds: a practical guide to structuring, raising and managing funds - Tom Alabaster 2016

        Book Core Please read the following chapters: Taxation in the investment management space; Drivers for the choice of fund domicile: a focus on Ireland; Drivers for the choice of fund domicile: a focus on Luxembourg

      2. One step ahead: private equity and hedge funds after the Global Financial Crisis - Timothy Spangler 2016

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 2: Building the Better Fund; 3: Who was That Masked Man

      3. The LPA Anatomised - N. van Zyl 2012

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 10: Structuring and composition terms of the limited partnership; 11: Fund mechanics: Operation and management of the fund; 14: Tax: Considerations in fund structuring and drafting the LPA

      4. Private Equity Funds: Business Structure and Operations (Corporate Securities Series) - Schell, J. August 28, 2018

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 3: General Structural Issues for Domestic Funds

      5. Private equity: a transactional analysis 2014

        Book Core Please read: Private equity fund structures – the limited partnership

    3. Additional reading: Fund Structures 9 items
      1. For the below BVCA link, please focus on:

        • (a) "Our Industry",
        • (b) "Private Equity Explained" and
        • (c) "FAQs in PE".

      2. Private Equity Funds: key business, legal and tax issues - Debevoise & Plimpton 2015

        Book Additional – Overview of Private Equity Funds; Fund Products and Strategies; Structuring the Manager and General Partner.

      3. A practical guide to private equity transactions - Geoff Yates, Mike Hinchliffe 2010

        Book  Spotlight on a maturing industry

      4. Private equity: a transactional analysis - Chris Hale 2015

        Book  – Private Equity Fund Structures, the Limited Partnership

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        in particular for the below (Institutional Limited Partners Association - ILPA):

        • (a) in "Resources and Tools" they have a section entitled "Private Equity Explained" or "Private Equity 101" and
        • (b) their "Principles, Practices and Policies" that is an industry guide to how investors in private equity funds wish their fund GPs or sponsors to behave and draft their documentation and policies.

      6. Particular from (the below) Invest Europe - The Voice of Private Capital:

        • (a) "Private Equity Explained" and
        • (b) "Private Equity in Action".  They have two very useful guides, one a video on their site, "What is Private Equity?" and an electronic book "Little Book of Private Equity"

  5. Week 3 19 items
    1. PLEASE NOTE: For the King's Online Programmes while we do our best to digitise materials we cannot guarantee that all core, recommended or further readings will be digitised. As a result, you may need to purchase these materials using different sources, please be assured we will inform you about this in advance to the module going live.

       

       

    2. Core 18 items
      1. Global investment funds: a practical guide to structuring, raising and managing funds - Tom Alabaster 2016

        Book Core Please read: EU regulation of fund managers and advisers; US SEC Investment adviser registration

      2. 2 Marketing Private Investment Funds

        Chapter Core 2: Marketing Private Investment Funds

      3. 4 The Legal Duties Arising from the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services

        Chapter Core 4 The Legal Duties Arising from the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services

      4. 5 The Regulatory Duties Arising from the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services

        Chapter Core 5: The Regulatory Duties Arising From the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services

      5. 9 US and EU Regulatory Responses to The Global Financial Crisis

        Chapter Core 9: Recent US and EU Regulatory Responses

      6. One step ahead: private equity and hedge funds after the Global Financial Crisis - Timothy Spangler 2016

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 9: The Cop Walking the Beat

      7. Alternative investment funds in Europe: Law and Practice - L. D. van Setten, Danny Busch 2014

        Book Core 1: The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive; 2: United Kingdom

      8. The Private Equity Review - Stephen L. Ritchie 2017

        Book Core Please read: I.8: Germany; I.12: Luxembourg; I.21: United Arab Emirates; I.22: United Kingdom; I.23: United States

      9. Additional reading: PE Regulation 5 items
        1. For the below BVCA link, please focus on: 

          • BVCA Jargon Buster: US Regulation; Brexit and the BVCA

        2. Private Equity Funds: key business, legal and tax issues - Debevoise & Plimpton 2015

          Book Additional – The Offering; Certain Key Regulatory Issues

        3. For the below (Institutional Limited Partners Association - ILPA):

          • In particular the Model Subscription Agreement in Template Standards and Model Documents and the ILPA Responses to ESMA on AIFMD Formation and AIFMD 3rd Country Passports.

      10. 2 Marketing Private Investment Funds

        Chapter 

      11. 5 The Regulatory Duties Arising from the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services

        Chapter Core 5: The Regulatory Duties Arising From the Provision of Investment Advisory and Management Services

  6. Week 4 7 items
    1. PLEASE NOTE: For the King's Online Programmes while we do our best to digitise materials we cannot guarantee that all core, recommended or further readings will be digitised. As a result, you may need to purchase these materials using different sources, please be assured we will inform you about this in advance to the module going live.

       

       

    2. Core 6 items
      1. Global investment funds: a practical guide to structuring, raising and managing funds - Tom Alabaster 2016

        Book Core Please read: The limited partner’s perspective; Investor side letters; Taxation in the investment management space

      2. 6 Governance Issues in Partnerships used as Private Investment Funds

        Chapter Core 6: Governance Issues in Partnerships Used as Private Investment Funds

      3. 11 Side Letters as a Means of Mitigating the Governance Challenge

        Chapter Core 11: Side Letters as a Means of Mitigating the Governance Challenge

      4. One step ahead: private equity and hedge funds after the Global Financial Crisis - Timothy Spangler 2016

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 4: Show Me the Money

      5. Lindley & Banks on partnership - R. C. I'Anson Banks, Nathaniel Lindley Lindley 2017

        Book Core Please read: 10.3: Usual clauses found in a partnership agreement; 10.4: Limited liability partnership agreements

      6. The LPA Anatomised - N. van Zyl 2012

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 6: Case study. Facilitating consensus: How to handle a challenging LPA negotiation; 12: Economic provisions; 16: Investor protection provisions

  7. Week 5 9 items
    1. PLEASE NOTE: For the King's Online Programmes while we do our best to digitise materials we cannot guarantee that all core, recommended or further readings will be digitised. As a result, you may need to purchase these materials using different sources, please be assured we will inform you about this in advance to the module going live.

       

       

    2. Core 8 items
      1. Global investment funds: a practical guide to structuring, raising and managing funds - Tom Alabaster 2016

        Book Core Please read: Transactional issues for funds; Private equity coinvestment; The limited partner’s perspective; Investor side letters; Taxation in the investment management space

      2. International Private Equity - Eli Talmor 12 April 2011

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 11: Deal analysis and due diligence

      3. Company acquisitions handbook 2008-

        Book Core Chaper 15: Private Equity Finance and Buyouts

      4. The Private Equity Review - Stephen L. Ritchie 2017

        Book Core Please read: II.6: China II.25 United States

      5. Private equity exits: a practical analysis - David Walker 2016

        Book Core Please read: Preparing for exit; Private equity sponsored IPOs

      6. Private equity: a transactional analysis 2014

        Book Core Please read: Acquisition documentation

  8. Week 6 7 items
    1. PLEASE NOTE: For the King's Online Programmes while we do our best to digitise materials we cannot guarantee that all core, recommended or further readings will be digitised. As a result, you may need to purchase these materials using different sources, please be assured we will inform you about this in advance to the module going live.

       

       

    2. Core 6 items
      1. Private equity: law and practice - Darryl J. Cooke 2018

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): Managing the Transaction; Investment Agreement

      2. Global investment funds: a practical guide to structuring, raising and managing funds - Tom Alabaster 2016

        Book Core Please read: Start-ups and spin-outs: establishing a credible investment advisory business and maximizing success; Energy Funds and their industry; Transactional issues for funds; Private equity coinvestment

      3. International Private Equity - Eli Talmor 12 April 2011

        Book Core 11: Deal analysis and due dligence

      4. 13 Listings of Private Investment Funds as a Means of Mitigating the Governance Challenge

        Chapter Core 13 Listings of Private Investment Funds as a Means of Mitigating the Governance Challenge

      5. One step ahead: private equity and hedge funds after the Global Financial Crisis - Timothy Spangler 2016

        Book Core Please read chapter(s): 10: It’s a Small World; 11: From Strength to Strength

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