Overviews and Analysis
Deals with motivations, risks and rewards of private equity players.
Pratt's Guide to Private Equity Sources
Ref. HG64 .P73 in the Stamps Reading Room.
The introductory chapters provide a useful overview of the VC industry. The international directory includes locations, list of project preferences, type of financing, minimum investment, preferred investment, and contact person.
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Dow Jones Private Equity & Venture Capital
Information related to private equity and venture capital firm and fund investing, news, current and historical data, fund raising and performance analysis.
Tracks global venture capital, angel investment, private equity, M&A, and IPO activity related to private companies. Individual account required.
Careers, Associations and Events
HBS MBA students please see:
Career resources for HBS MBA students.
HBS Alumni please see:
Career resources for HBS Alumni.
Glocap Private Equity Compensation Study
Compensation statistics on salaries and bonuses from over 900 private equity firms. Includes summary findings, overviews, and analysis of compensation by standardized positions or titles.
Includes searchable directory of member companies by business type, company name, and location. Also includes listing of other venture capital associations in the region.
Getting a Job in Private Equity: Behind-the-Scenes Insight into How Private Equity Firms Hire
New York: Glocap, 2009.
Annual private equity conference in New York sponsored by the Wall Street Journal.
A recruitment firm operating in the venture capital and private equity sectors globally. Jobs can be searched by location, role, sector and keyword.
A trade association for lower middle market private equity funds and investors. Includes forums, legislation, regulation, legal issues, and resources the small business investment company industry.
Programs offered throughout the world on various aspects of private equity from the National Venture Capital Association.
The Web site provides links to many major regional venture capital associations around the world. Click on "Resources" to see list. The Venture Capital Institute, co-sponsored by NASBIC and NVCA, offers training courses for professionals in the principles of direct venture investing.
HBS Venture Capital & Principal Investment Club
Find out about what skills, knowledge, and experience you need to work in venture capital.
Investment professional positions from analyst to general partner in private equity, leveraged buyout, venture capital, hedge fund and asset management firms. Jobs in all parts of the U.S., Canada, and in major cities in Europe and Asia. (Registration required)
Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
Analyses and statistics on private equity activity in emerging markets.
Also includes a directory of members with links to their websites.
A quarterly survey with overviews of venture capital and private equity in the U.S., and statistics by industry, state, and firm.
Created from a research project at the IESE Business School.
Find the latest Yearbook, statistical snapshots, and studies.
News on mergers and aquisitions, investment banking, private equity, venture capital, IPOs, and hedge funds. Email notification is available.
European Venture Capital & Private Equity Journal
Pan-European private equity intelligence. Includes news and data and analysis on investment activities.
Daily newsletter on the people, the deals, the funds and the financial trends of the industry. PEI is available through Factiva. To search the publication in Factiva, type rst=prion in the search box or click Source and type in title. Print version available in the Stamps Reading Room in the periodicals section.
Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst
This is one of the main newsletters serving investors and managers of alternative assets.