Cumming, Douglas J. - Venture Capital and Private Equity Contracting
Explores the economic implications of contract terms for start-up firms in various industries. Pairs international data with explanations and examples about differences in VC and PE national and regional markets. Contains sample contracts, including limited partnership agreements, term sheets, shareholder agreements, and subscription agreements. Presents international datasets on limited partnership agreements between institutional investors and VC and PE funds. Examines why financial contracts are written in different ways, and the implications of such contracts for start-up firm performance.