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An Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital: Individual Rates

Start Date:
10. September 2019
Finish date:
10. October 2019
Code:
PE100 - 02WEB
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Price:
474.00 GBP (VAT incl.)
Location:
Online - Live
Download:
Ascentium Associates - Training Directory 2018.pdf
Tutor:
Mr. Kapriel Kasbarian

Description

An Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital

 Live One-to-One Online Executive Education Training Programme

 

Note: This programme can be delivered on a live one-to-one basis with up to 2 Participants 

 

Programme Overview

An Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital is a non-technical course delivered over 6 live online training sessions (each up to 1 hour in duration and 2-3 sessions per week, as agreed with the participants) where the key concepts of this fascinating asset class are broken down, simplified and explained in a clear way using everyday language.
This interactive course is designed to give attendees an introduction to private equity and venture capital. It is aimed at business professionals new to the asset class as well as all support staff who work at a private equity or venture capital firm or service provider, and need an understanding and overview of what the industry is about. There is plenty of scope for Q&A.
At the end of the training programme, attendees will have a much better understanding of the private equity landscape and where their firm fits in the picture. 

Course Director 

Kapriel Kasbarian is responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of Ascentium Associates. His exposure to private equity is both from an entrepreneurial perspective - Ascentium Associates is backed by private equity investors - as well as that of a private equity service provider (commercial due diligence, and publishing and training services). He is a learning and development professional who was previously a strategy consultant at Armstrong Transaction Services where he undertook commercial due diligence and strategy consulting projects for private equity and corporate clients. To read Kapriel's full profile, please click here

This course is aimed at:              

This course is aimed at business professionals new to the asset class and all support staff (finance, marketing, IT etc) who work at a private equity or venture capital firm or service provider, and need an understanding and overview of what the industry is about.

Duration and Key Learning Outcomes:

Delivered over 6 training sessions (each up to 1 hour in duration and 2-3 sessions per week) attendees of this live interactive online training programme will gain an understanding of:

• The big picture of the private equity landscape
• Key players and their roles
• Key terms and concepts
• An appreciation of the full fund cycle
• Understanding how returns are generated
• Understanding exit strategies

Course Outline

Topics

Session 1

Introduction and Welcome

Attendee icebreaker session

The big picture – what is private equity and venture capital? 

Alternative asset Classes – What are they? Where does PE and VC fit in?
• Risk vs Return
• Liquidity spectrum

Exercise - Company Auction 

Session 2

The private equity spectrum, from seed capital to mega buyouts

A look at some market data

Session 3

Back to private equity – the market landscape
• Key players and their roles
  • General Partners – PE/VC firms
  • Limited Partners
     • Types of LPs
  • 
Portfolio companies
  • Service providers
    • Placement Agents
    • Investment consultants
    • Law firms
    • Banks
    • Due diligence providers
    • Secondaries

Session 4

So what do PE firms actually do?
• Just another business? How do they stay in business and make money?

Exercise – review of deal proposals

Sesssion 5

The Fund Cycle
• Formation & strategy
• Fundraising
• Investments, co-investments and club deals
• Use of leverage
• Exits
• Raising the next fund

Fund design presentation exercise.
Would you invest?

 

Session 6

Measuring returns
• Internal rate of return
• Why is time the thief of IRR?
• Multiples

Exits
• Trade sale
• Secondaries – portfolio companies, fund positions
• IPO

Final Q&A Session

Pricing 

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Why Train with Us?

You can register for this programme in 3 easy ways:

  1. Online: using the ‘Book Now’ button found on this webpage
  2. Email: Scan and email to us your completed 1-page registration form, found on this webpage by using the ‘Download Brochure’ link (located top right of this page). Please email the completed form to info@ascentium-associates.com
  3. Telephone: Call us on +44 207 193 5423+44 207 193 5423 

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