A Practical Introduction to Private Equity & Venture Capital

A Practical Introduction to Private Equity & Venture Capital
16 Jul 2024 - London


16 Jul 2024

9:30 AM ‐ 5:15 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

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Standard price £720

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Introduction: Requires no prior subject knowledge
6 hours
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This introductory level in-person course is aimed at professionals who wish to gain a fundamental understanding of the private equity and venture capital industry and its funds and deals. This commercially focused course is highly practical and interactive involving case studies, group work and roundtable discussions. The latest trends and current developments and issues in the industry will be discussed.

  • Do you know how private equity funds are structured?
  • What are the key differences between management buyout and venture capital transactions?
  • How do private equity firms and venture capitalists evaluate deals?
  • How are MBO and venture deals structured?
  • How is value created with these investments?
  • What are the typical exit routes?

If you expect to be working on management buyout or venture capital transactions, perhaps as a member of a legal or advisory team, or if you wish to understand more about your colleagues' involvement in such transactions, this course should enable you to get quickly up to speed with the terminology and fundamental aspects of these transactions.

If you are a lawyer in private practice or in-house lawyer, accountant or other professional who is new to the world of private equity and venture capital and wish to gain a practical insight into this sometimes secretive industry, then this course is for you.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • The current trends and issues in the private equity industry
  • The private equity fundraising process
  • Typical private equity fund terms and conditions
  • Methods of creating value in a management buyout
  • The use of debt in a management buyout
  • Structuring a venture capital deal
  • Commercial, management, financial, operational, legal and other types of due diligence
  • Term sheets and negotiating a deal
  • Portfolio company management
  • Trade sales, IPOs and other exit routes

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Arvinder Ahuja

London | The Vita Group

Very knowledgeable, good delivery. Very good practical examples of market.