Answered By: Austin Haley
Last Updated: Aug 30, 2021     Views: 29

Q.
HBS Course: Starting a Private Investment Firm

What resources are recommended for this course?


A.

Suggested Resources

Private Equity - Funds, Firms, Transactions, etc.

Pitchbook
Information on companies, deals, funds, investors and service providers across the private investment lifecycle. Individual accounts are required to access. Strict data download limit.

Preqin
Information on PE & VC companies, funds and deals. Has a separate real estate section. Generous data download limit.

Refinitiv Workspace
PE data includes investments, portfolio company and firm profiles, exits and fundraising information. Generous data download limit.

Private Equity Publications

Video: Searching Factiva - this video explains how to search within a specific publication in Factiva. Helpful for locating articles from PEI and PERE.

Private Equity International (PEI)
Daily newsletter on the people, the deals, the funds and the financial trends of the industry.
PEI is available through Factiva. To search the publication in Factiva, type rst=prion in the search box or click Source and type in title.

Private Equity Real Estate (PERE)
Provides global information on private real estate investments and deals. PERE is available through Factiva. To search the publication in Factiva, type rst=priest in the search box or click on Source and type in title.  

Private equity operational due diligence: tools to evaluate liquidity, valuation, and documentation
eBook covering "A step-by-step guide to develop a flexible comprehensive operational due diligence program for private equity and real estate funds."

Structuring Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Entrepreneurial Transactions
Reference material that includes an "analysis of the legal, economic, tax, and accounting considerations necessary to successfully structure venture capital and private equity transactions."
Available online at the above link and in print in Baker Library: Call No. Reference - KF1428 .S77 

Additional Resources:

VCPE Industry Highlights Newsletter - curated bi-weekly newsletter covering latest industry trends and key articles from Baker Library.

Venture Capital & Private Equity research guide highlights major industry-specific publications, many of which cover industry news & developments.