Chapter Four Fundraising and Regulation
1. For what proportion of capital under management do private equity investors typically
contribute to private equity? Why?
Institutional investors rarely commit more than 10% of their investment portfolio to
Chapter 6 Compensation Contracts
1. What are the typical compensation terms for private equity limited partnership fund
managers? How would you expect compensation terms to vary across different countries?
Private equity fund managers are compensated with
Chapter 7 Style Drift
1. What is a style drift?
PE funds provide investors with stated investment objectives in terms of the focus of their
investment (i.e.: value/growth, firm size, stages of development, industry) and a deviation
from this is known as a
Chapter 8 Institutional Investment in Listed Private Equity
For all questions state True/False/Uncertain and explain why.
1. Listed private equity is a more attractive asset class for smaller institutional investors.
This is true because smaller instituti
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Issues & Possible Solutions
1. Were private investments, which had been so important in contributing to Yales superior
returns over the years, still attractive in a market flooded with capital? How should Yale
allocate its new commitmen
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Case: Microsofts IP Ventures
Microsoft IP Ventures is a program initiated by the Microsofts executives to combat negative
perceptions of the firms monopolistic competitive strategy (seen as an o