Venture Capital. A Euro-System Approach covers a wide spectrum of topics. These include: how venture capital really works, the relations between venture capital, corporate banking and stock exchanges, market trends in Europe and the US, legal issues related to the creation of venture capital firms and closed end funds, and finally regulatory and economic policy issues. The book is based on a strong link between a rigorous methodological approach and real world best practices of venture capitalists - thanks to a team of contributors formed by both academics and professionals of various fields.
How will China's latest series of reforms affect the country's growing Capital Market? The Capital Market in China: A 60-Year Review, in 3 volumes, serves as the definitive resource on understanding and navigating China's capital market. Both a history and a guide, the 3 volumes of this set explain the methods of state investment and intervention in China, the development of asset-backed securities, and the substantial differences and striking similarities between the capital markets in China and the West. Cao Erjie, banking industry expert and former Investment Investigator at China Construction Bank, shares inside information and firsthand insights on the creation and evolution of the capital market in China. The Capital Market in China: A 60-Year Review offers a frank assessment of the state of the industry and: Explains the methods of asset depreciation and fixed-asset upgrading in China Examines corporate mergers and acquisitions in China Reveals the progression of China's venture capital funds Illustrates equity and bond financing in China Details shareholding reform and enterprise asset restructuring in China Provides real examples of how the capital market works in China
The venture capital and private equity industries are among the most characteristic and visible segments of today's global economy. As we approach the midpoint of the first decade of the 21st century, these industries have clearly matured and left behind the much-publicized excesses of the 1990s. It is now incumbent upon practitioners to thoroughly understand the legal structure of venture capital transactions, not only in their own country but also'due to the typically cross-border nature of such transactions'in numerous jurisdictions worldwide.This very useful book has been prepared under the auspices of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) following a working session held in Edinburgh in August 2003. It provides practitioners with the first overview of the legal requirements attached to venture capital transactions in a variety of jurisdictions, encompassing both developed and developing nations. An introductory chapter presents a global view, addressing venture capital issues that tend to arise under any legal circumstances. Then, for each of twelve countries, an experienced practitioner in the venture capital field offers detailed discussions of his or her country's legal system as it pertains to the protection of investors' rights and company's investments, regulatory issues, and enforcement. Specific topics discussed where applicable for each country include:documentation;due diligence; valuation standards;representations and warranties;intellectual property;compensation of key personnel;disclosure;exit strategy;corporate governance roles;tax issues;securities law requirements;restrictions on foreign direct investment; andavailability of court orders. Global Venture Capital Transactions goes a long way to fulfilling the need of practitioners and entrepreneurs to structure cross-border venture capital transactions that are not only initially successful but enjoy continued profitability with the strength to overcome inevitable obstacles. It will be warmly welcomed by the venture capital and private equity community throughout the world.
For more than two centuries the Oak Island Money Pit has baffled researchers and foiled treasure hunters, and when Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake take up the search, they get much more than they bargained for. Danger lies at every turn as they search for a treasure out of legend that dates back to the time of Christ. Ancient wonders, hidden temples, mythical creatures, secret societies, and foes new and old await as Dane and Bones unravel a pirate's deadly secret in Buccaneer.
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