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020    9781743315989 (hbk) 
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082 04 332.67220994|223 
092    332.6722099|bFER 
100 1  Ferris, Bill|q(Bill D.) 
245 10 Inside private equity :|bthrills, spills and lessons from 
       the author of Nothing ventured, nothing gained /|cBill 
       Ferris. 
250    [Second edition]. 
264  1 Crows Nest, N.S.W. :|bAllen & Unwin,|c2013. 
300    x, 246 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    Includes index. 
500    First edition published in 2000 with the title "Nothing 
       ventured, nothing gained." 
520    An eye-opening account of some of the successful deals and
       spectacular failures in the career of a successful private
       equity investor.  Bill Ferris has led the field in 
       Australian venture capital and private equity for more 
       than 40 years. He has seen his share of successful floats,
       fly-by night wonders, and companies gone wrong. Here he 
       takes readers into the world of private equity, with a 
       wealth of stories on the successes and failures, deals 
       that went right and deals that went wrong. There are 
       priceless lessons for would-be investors and entrepreneurs
       in the insights the author can offer-how to raise funds, 
       picking the right people, start-ups versus buyouts, IPO's 
       and trade sales, all lessons drawn from personal 
       experience. Along with numerous case studies of successful
       and not so successful ventures, Bill Ferris gives a 
       detailed analysis of what makes a successful PE team, 
       looks into the future of private equity, and summarizes 
       the history of the industry from the 1970s. 
600 10 Ferris, Bill|q(Bill D.) 
610 20 Australian Mezzanine Investments Pty Ltd. 
650  0 Venture capital|zAustralia. 
650  0 Small business investment companies|zAustralia. 
650  0 Private equity|zAustralia. 
650  0 Investments|zAustralia. 
740 0  Nothing ventured, nothing gained. 
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