Answered By: Austin Haley
Last Updated: Oct 15, 2021     Views: 13

Q.
HBS Course: Private Equity Finance

What resources are recommended for this course?


A.

Suggested Resources

Private Equity - Funds, Firms, Transactions, etc.

Preqin
Information on PE fund managers, funds, and deals. Includes a section on fund performance. Generous data download limit.

Pitchbook
Information on companies, deals, funds, investors and service providers across the private investment lifecycle. Limited downloading available.

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

Capital IQ
Data on PE transactions, public and private companies, investment firms, and people. Provides sophisticated retrieval and personalization tools to create numerous reports. Generous data download limit.

See also: PE investors by investment criteria (industry, stage and geography)

Other resources:

VCPE Industry Highlights Newsletter: bi-weekly email newsletter curated by Baker librarians, with a focus on industry trends, with less focus on specific fundraising or investments.

VCPE Research Guide
A great starting place for research on the venture capital and private equity industry; this guide points to the best resources available to the HBS community

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