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Case Studies

ItalTel: Describes the 1999/2000 Buyout of Italtel by funds advised by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice as well as industrial co-investor Cisco
  • The Case Study has been developed to exemplify in detail this complex technology LBO story
  • Series of 5 teaching cases used in MBA and Executive Education Programs at INSEAD, HEC and elsewhere

Neopost: Buyout by funds advised by Fonds Partennaires in 1992 and by funds advised by BC Partners in a Secondary Buyout in 1997, with IPO in 1999
  • Case Study focuses on the IPO challenenge on the French market after a buyout
  • Series of 5 teaching cases used in the INSEAD MBA Programs


Primary Data Collection

Goal: To identify key value drivers of Buyout (Italy, Germany, France, UK and US), as reported by Buyout Fund Managers

Form of Data collection:
  • Detailed Surveys on LBO transactions of past years (Italy, Germany, France, UK/US in progress), as reported by Buyout Fund Managers
  • Direct questioning of Private Equity Buyout firms and Institutional Investors in Buyout Funds (‘Limited Partners’)

  • Support of national Private Equity Associations (AIFI, BvK, AFIC)
  • Research Partnership with VentureEconomics and the Centre of Management Buyout Research (CMBOR)