Private Equity and Venture Capital 2001

  • Asia: About the authors

  • Asia: Market introduction

    Governing the directorsBy Kathleen Ng, Publisher and Editor, Asia Private Equity Review

  • Asia: Market introduction

    Chasing MidasBy Kathleen Ng, Publisher and Editor, Asia Private Equity Review

  • Decision making

    Corporate decision making in private equity transactionsBy Ian Johnson, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Hong Kong

  • Equity Compensation

    Bringing US-style stock option plans to Asia By Jonathan Lemberg and Kathleen Keeler Bryski of Morrison & Foerster LLP, Hong Kong

  • Exit strategies

    Exit strategies for venture capital in Asia By Tim Fletcher and Jackson Yip of Lovells, Hong Kong

  • Registration rights

    An introduction to registration rights By Andrew Ostrognai of Debevoise & Plimpton, Hong Kong

  • Asia overview

    Private equity – a few Asian war stories By David Ellis and Martin Robertson of Johnson Stokes & Master, Hong Kong

  • Australia: Market introduction

    Andrew Green, Executive Director, Australian Venture Capital Association

  • Australia: Recent trends and issues

    By Neil Tomlin of Gilbert & Tobin, Sydney

  • China

    An overview of private equity and venture capital investment in the private business sector By Jonathan Zhou of Fangda Partners, Shanghai

  • Hong Kong

    By Chris Southorn and Janine Canham of CMS Cameron McKenna, Hong Kong

  • India

    Private equity investments in India: a legal and structural overview By Siddharth Shah of Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai

  • Japan

    A new era in venture financing in Japan By Chuck Comey, Bruce MacLennan and Douglas Perkins, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Tokyo, Japan

  • Korea

    Venture business, venture capital and Kosdaq By Young Cheol Jeong of Woo Yun Kang Jeong & Han, Seoul

  • New Zealand

    By Andrew Lewis and Shelley Cave of Simpson Grierson, Auckland

  • Singapore

    Venture funding in Singapore – some legal issues By Valerie Ong and Chin Sing Ping, of Orrick HelenYeo, Singapore

  • Taiwan

    Asia’s venture capital By Nicholas V. Chen and Michael D. Lee, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, Taipei

  • Europe: About the Authors

  • Europe: Market introduction

    Increased activity in 2000 By the EVCA - European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

  • European overview

    By Jonathan Blake and Steven Davis, S J Berwin & Co, London

  • Venture capital documentation

    Towards a unified approach to cross-border venture capital documentation By David Gent and Thomas Tarala of Brobeck Hale and Dorr, London

  • The WilmerMatrix

    A venture capital travelguide by Gerry Cater, Paul von Hehn and Matthew Huggins of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering

  • Central and eastern Europe overview

    By Duncan Weston, Charles Waddell, Ian Parker, Cristina Brinzan and Geoff Perry of CMS Cameron McKenna, London, Warsaw, Prague, Bucharest and Budapest

  • Czech Republic

    Private equity and venture capital developments By Kurt Bjorklund of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Prague

  • Finland

    By Jari Vikiö, Attorneys at law Borenius & Kemppinen

  • Germany

    New legislative developments in Germany with potential impact on acquisitions and sales Daniela Weber-Rey and Uwe Schimmelschmidt of Clifford Chance Pünder, Frankfurt am Main

  • Italy

    Structuring a venture capital transaction in Italy By Paolo Montironi of Negri-Clementi, Toffoletto, Montironi & Soci, Milan

  • The Netherlands

    Venture capital – recent developments in The Netherlands By Marco de Lignie and Barteline Cnossen of Loyens & Loeff, Amsterdam

  • Sweden

    It may hurt your IRR By Erica Berthou, Peter Alhanko and Ulf Söderholm of Mannheimer Swartling, Stockholm

  • Switzerland

    Recent developments in venture capital financing in Switzerland By Andreas Rötheli of Lenz & Staehelin, Geneva, and Thomas Grotzer of Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich

  • United Kingdom: Market introduction

    By David Thorp, BVCA chairman and managing director, Friends Ivory & Sime Private Equity plc

  • North America: About the authors

  • United States: Market introduction

    The US venture capital industry in 2000 – records and transition By John Taylor, National Venture Capital Association, Virginia

  • Canada

    (Coverage of Merchant Banking, Venture Capital and Institutional Equity Funds) By members of the Private Equity Practice Group of Smith Lyons, Toronto

  • Mexico

    Legal challenges confronting private capital investors in Mexico Co-written by Samuel García-Cuéllar and Jean Michel Enriquez of Creel, García-Cuéllar y Müggenburg

  • United States

    US venture capital terms: moving towards new standards? By Gerry Cater, Robert Hoyt and Greg Ewald of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering