Description - Private Equity by Harold Bierman
An in--depth look at the advantages of private equity Private Equity offers valuable insight to investors interested in increasing the rates of return on their investments without increasing their risk. It also shows managers how to supplement their compensation with a significant share of the firm's profits. This guide is filled with real--world case studies RJR Nabisco, Metromedia, Owen--Corning, and Phillips Petroleum which demonstrate how taking a company private can lead to value creation, and expert advice that will help readers understand the enormous potential of private equity. Harold Bierman Jr. (Ithaca, NY) has been a member of the Cornell faculty since 1956. His industrial experience includes consulting with Corning Corporation, Eastman Kodak, Emerson Electric Co., IBM, AT&T, Anheuser--Busch, and Xerox Corp.
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Author Biography - Harold Bierman
HAROLD BIERMAN Jr. has been a member of the Cornell faculty since 1956, and has taught at Louisiana State University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Chicago. He was a recipient of the annual Dow Jones Award from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business for outstanding contributions to collegiate business education. In 1985 Bierman served as a scholar-in-residence at the investment banking firm of Prudential-Bache and in 1990 he served as a Senior Academic Fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board. His industrial experience includes consulting with Corning Corporation, Eastman Kodak, Emerson Electric Co., IBM, AT&T, Anheuser-Busch, and Xerox Corp. Bierman is the author of twenty-six books, including Corporate Financial Strategy and Decision Making to Increase Shareholder Value (Wiley) and more than 160 journal articles.