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FIN 231F — Private Equity

Prerequisites: FIN 202a, FIN 203a or FIN 204a. Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit.

Explores the history, structure, players and adjacent industries of Private Equity; the kinds of companies that make attractive candidates for investment; how PE firms add value; what they do when things go wrong; and how they create successful exits. Usually offered every semester.
Michael McKay