The 2007 Guide to Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Editorial

  • Asia overview

    Asia overview

  • The emerging force

    Kathleen Ng of Asia Private Equity Research discusses developments in the world's most dynamic markets

  • UK overview

    UK overview

  • Creating a clearer picture

    Peter Linthwaite of The British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association extols the virtues of his industry and its benefits for the UK economy

  • Finland

    Finland

  • Finnish investment now less taxing

    Finland has reassessed how it taxes various investment structures, making the country a more attractive target for investment. By Janne Juusela of Borenius & Kemppinen

  • Germany

    Germany

  • Let's not go into specifics

    Uwe Bärenz and Amos Veith of P+P Pöllath + Partners question whether Germany needs a special private equity law

  • India

    India

  • Passage to India

    Ravi Kulkarni, Haigreve Khaitan and Avaantika Kakkar of Khaitan & Co say the many opportunities available in India make it an ideal destination for venture capital

  • Japan

    Japan

  • A regulatory revolution

    Satoshi Nakamura and Mitsue Tanaka of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto say Japan's new securities law will completely change how funds are regulated

  • The Netherlands

    The Netherlands

  • Dutch PE regains its edge

    Nathalie van Woerkom and Carlos Pita Cao of AKD Prinsen Van Wijmen outline Dutch efforts to be more fund-friendly

  • Switzerland

    Switzerland

  • New regulation eases investment

    Christoph Heiz, Alexander Vogel and Thomas Ladner of Meyer Lustenberger outline Switzerland's flexible new regulations for private equity investments

  • Turkey

    Turkey

  • Are convertibles really convertible?

    Esin Taboglu of Taboglu Ates & Demirhan describes the structure used to overcome differences between convertible bonds market regulation in Turkey and international practice

  • United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

  • Looking back, moving forward

    Simon Skinner and Simon Yates of Travers Smith discuss the highlights of 2006 and give their predictions for 2007

  • United States

    United States

  • What advisers need to know

    The SEC is casting its net wider and non-US investment advisers might get caught. By Joseph A Smith, Edward D Nelson and Albert Cho of Dewey Ballantine LLP

  • United States

    United States

  • Competitive convergence

    Hedge funds and private equity are encroaching on each other's territory. Eric Schwartzman and Christopher Snyder of Latham & Watkins assess the situation

  • United States

    United States

  • Going-private trends

    David Sorkin and Eric Swedenburg of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett look at the recent developments in going-private transactions, including go-shops and other post-signing market check strategies