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AAU 156 - Private Equity and Venture Capital Fundamentals

Code Start Date Duration Venue
AAU 156 05 September 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 156 31 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 156 26 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Private equity is sometimes confused with venture capital because they both refer to firms that invest in companies and exit through selling their investments in equity financing. However, there are major differences in the way firms involved in the two types of funding conduct business. In this course, participants will learn significant differences between the ways in which private equity entities and venture capital firms do business.

Course Objectives

  • Introducing private equity and venture capital
  • Managing private equity and venture capital funds
  • Understanding the process of obtaining venture financing
  • Addressing private equity fund accounting
  • Doing the valuation of a startup

Who Should Attend?

  • Financial and accounting personnel,
  • Auditors, 
  • Investors,
  • Entrepreneurs,
  • Anyone interested in developing their performance in accounting and financial analysis

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • An Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Determining Private Equity Fund Risk
  • Private Equity Investments
  • Valuation Methodologies
  • Financial Statements
  • Return Differences

Day 2

  • Financial Analysis for Startups
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • Long-term Financial Planning
  • Pro Forma Statements

Day 3

  • Obtaining Venture Capital Financing
  • The Venture Capital Term Sheet
  • Valuation of the Company
  • Form of the Venture Capital Investment
  • Vesting of Founder Stock

Day 4

  • Private Equity Fund Accounting Essentials
  • Commitments & Closings
  • Drawdowns
  • Equalization (‘True-up’)
  • Interest Compensation Charge

Day 5

  • Excused Investor
  • Expense
  • Management Fee Basics
  • Management Fee Challenges
  • Carried Interest