Private Equity Finance

Course Code
ES 624
2.25 hours
  • Fall 17 (B)
  • Fall 18 (B)

Private Equity Finance --- This course presents the fundamentals of private equity finance, focusing on financing mezzanine deals and buyout transactions. The course covers the private equity and buyout market structure, institutional arrangements and application of financial theory and methods in a private equity and buyout setting. The course covers four main aspects of private equity mezzanine investment and buyout transactions: valuation, deal structuring, governance, and harvesting. "Live" case studies are used to demonstrate the practical, hands-on application of techniques following their development in class.

Taught By
David Brophy
  • Director of the Office for the Study of Private Equity Finance
  • Professor of Finance
David’s research focuses on pricing of private equity and initial public offerings of common stock and characteristics of the venture capital...