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Selected Case

published: 30 Nov 2009, 15 Pages
  • Research Area: Decision Sciences
  • Industry: Private Equity
  • Region: Asia

Abstract:
This case examines issues faced in closing a first-time private equity fund, including determining the size of the fund to raise, integrating principals who have never worked together, and marketing a first-time fund to potential limited partners.

Pedagogical Objectives:
This case aims to introduce participants to the following issues: different approaches when calculating desired total private equity investment fund size; team building for a first-time fund; securing an anchor investor; marketing the fund to subsequent investors; and achieving the first and subsequent closes for the fund.

Keywords:
Private Equity, Fundraising, General Partner, Limited Partner, Evolvence, Life Sciences, India, Growth Investing, Adec


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