The Private Equity Edge: How Private Equity Players and the World's Top Companies Build Value and Wealth

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Written by a pioneer in supply-side economics, "The Private Equity Edge" delivers innovative, practical ideas for creating value and wealth that can be used by businesses small and large, public or private.

Author Biography

Arthur B. Laffer, Ph.D. is a highly respected private equity authority, known to both the media and finance industries worldwide. William J. Hass is CEO of TeamWork Technologies. Shepherd G. Pryor IV is a consultant, corporate director, and educator.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Preface: Clearly Focused Goals and Metrics Matter!p. xi
Introduction: How Value Builders Create Value and Wealth and Reduce Riskp. xvii
Dig Deeper
Value: Rules of Thumb: Simplistic, Usable, and Often Wrongp. 3
Wealth, Tax Rates, and Income: Leaders Who Dig Deeper Can Change the Worldp. 47
Risk: Life Is Not a Straight Line-The World Is Not Normalp. 79
Incentives: Value-Based Executive Compensation Leads the Wayp. 123
Scenarios: Options and Alternatives Can Add Valuep. 159
Act Sooner: Facilitated by Digging Deeper
Speed: The Race Is to the Swiftp. 193
Renewal: Continuous Emphasis on Value and Customer Discipline Is Criticalp. 223
Inflection Points: Act on Insights from the Fundamental Driversp. 251
Experimentation and Innovation: Action Accelerates Learningp. 291
Summary and Conclusions: Insight and Action Give Private Equity the Edgep. 319
The Health and Wealth of Our Nation in 2007 (With an Occasional Peek Ahead)p. 327
Digging Deeper into Tax Rate Cuts and Tax Revenuep. 357
Digging Deeper into Corporate Value Auditsp. 365
Digging Deeper on Top Value Buildersp. 387
Bibliographyp. 393
Acknowledgmentsp. 397
Indexp. 399
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