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    • Copyright © President & Fellows of Harvard College Leveraging Baker Resources for a Job Search in VC and PE Ann Cullen, Mon. Nov. 3, 2008 3:00 – 4:00 PM, Hawes 101
    • So, you’re thinking of getting a job in Private Equity? I imagine you might want to review:
      • Overviews of industry & on careers in the industry
      • Where to find the latest trends and news
      • Getting a list of firms by specific characteristics
      • Getting a list of investments or funds raised by specific characteristics
      • Information on specific firms
      • Job listings
      OK, so that’s what we’ll do today!
    • Career Information, Industry Overviews
      • Baker Library’s Highlights VC/PE Careers Newsletter – Recent articles on happenings in selected industries emailed every 2 weeks. Select “VCPE Careers” http://listserv.hbs.edu/restrict_mba/careers.html
      • Vault Guides - http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/vault.html
      • 100+ page overviews of careers in various industries, including Private Equity and Venture Capital
      • Baker Library’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Research Guide - http://www.library.hbs.edu/guides/venture/trade.html
    • Baker Venture Capital and Private Equity Research Guide http://www.library.hbs.edu/guides/venture/index.html
      • A guide to help you identify the key resources available at Baker for private equity research. It includes:
      • List of firm directories, statistical sources, job listings/info
      • Often you can click right into the resource
      • Trade publications - A list of major trade publications- many available in full-text online
      • Also points out publications and directories only available at Baker Library, i.e. Private Equity Analyst , Pratt’s Guide
    • Baker Venture Capital and Private Equity Research Guide Available under “Company Directories and Rankings” in Research Guide
      •  Galante’s from Asset Alternatives, Inc. CD-ROM at Baker Library
      • Capital IQ http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/capitaliq.html
      • Thomson ONE Banker http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/thomsonbanker.html
      • Zephyr http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/zephyr.html
      But more on those later.
      • Factiva http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/factiva.html
      • Strong in private equity and financial publications
      • DealBook http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com
      • NY Times Blog edited by Andrew Ross Sorkin. Private equity and venture capital sections. A great way to stay up-to-date.
      • The Deal Pipeline http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/thedeal.html
      • Provides news coverage and analysis on M&A, private equity, VC, business auctions, IPOs and bankruptcies.
      • Institutional Investor Journals http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/instinvjourn.html
      • Provides access to the Journal of Private Equity and the Journal of Alternative Investments .
      More on Finding Latest Trends
    • Factiva Search
    • The Deal Pipeline
    • Locating firms and investments Next we’ll review the best resources for:
      • Getting a list of firms by specific characteristics
      • Getting a list of investments or funds raised by specific characteristics
      • Information on specific firms
    • Locating firms and investments
      •  Galante’s from Asset Alternatives, Inc. CD-ROM at Baker Library
      • Capital IQ http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/capitaliq.html
      • Thomson ONE Banker http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/thomsonbanker.html
      • Zephyr http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/zephyr.html
    • Capital IQ http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/capitaliq.html
      • Create company lists and find transaction information, click on “Screening and Analytics” tab
      • Locate Firm Profiles and search for information on individuals, click on “Company Intelligence” tab
      • Has global coverage, private and public companies
      • Includes private equity, VC, buyout firms and the companies in which they’ve made investments
      • PE transaction details
      • Good place also to get background information on individuals
    • Capital IQ Search – Start by selecting the right tab
    • Capital IQ Search Example Capital IQ Example: Locate cable companies that received PE investments within the past 3 years
    • Capital IQ Search Example – Results List Then to add fields and do additional formatting to your displayed results, click on “Add Display Columns”
    • 1 st Capital IQ Search Example Cable companies that received PE investments within the past 3 years 1. Go to “Screening and Analytics" and pick “Transactions Screening” 2. Click on “Industry Classifications” under Company Details on the left of the screen. Then search for Cable and select the “Cable and other Pay Television” option. Click on Add Criteria in the lower right corner 3. Under General Transaction Details, click on “Primary Features” and choose “Private Placement-Growth Capital/Private Equity” and then click Add Criteria 4. Click on “Transaction Dates” and choose “Last 3 years”. Add Criteria. 5. From the final results listed, click on the final number under “Total Matching Transactions” to view results.
    • 2 nd Capital IQ Search Example List of Private Equity Firms who invest in the media sector 1. Go to “Screening and Analytics" and select “Companies” under Screening (left side) 2. Click on “Investment Type” under Company Details on the left of the screen. Scroll down and under “Available Items” click on “Private Equity Investing” and move this to the right in the box labeled “Selected Items”. Then click Add Criteria in the lower right corner 3. Click on “Industries of Interest” under Investment Criteria. Then search for “media” in the search box, and click on that selection, then click Add Criteria in the lower right corner 4. From the final results listed, click on the final number under “Total Matching Companies” to view results.
    • Thomson ONE Banker
      • From Thomson Financial, global in scope
      • Features market quotes, earnings estimates, financial fundamentals, press releases, transaction data, corporate filings, ownership profiles and research from Thomson Financial.
      • The database replaces or augments with remote access other databases including SDC Platinum, Datastream, VentureXpert Web, Thomson Research, etc.
      http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/thomsonbanker.html
    • Thomson ONE Banker – Private Equity Search Features
      • Information on venture funds, private equity firms,
      • executives, venture-backed companies, and
      • limited partners
      • Includes ability to search by “stage” of investment
      • Choose “Private Equity” to get:
        • Profiles of funds, firms, executives and LPs
        • Deal Prospecting- analytics, investments
        • Fundraising- commitments and statistics
        • Press Releases on trends and recent statistics
      • Find: Top ranked PE Firms that invest in mezzanine stage investments
      Thomson ONE Banker Search Example
      • Log into Thomson ONE Banker from Baker Library Databases
      • Once in the database, click on “Private Equity” then “Fundraising” (left side of screen), then click on Fund Statistics
      • Then from the pull-down menu under “Select Report Criteria”, select “Ranked Firms”
      • On the same screen next to “Private Equity Type” make sure “All Private Equity Funds” is chosen
      • Click on “Investment Focus” and choose “Mezzanine Stage”, then click on “Include Selected”
      • Click on “Generate Report”.
    • Thomson ONE Banker Search Example Top ranked PE Firms that invest in Mezzanine Stage
    • Thomson ONE Banker Search Example – Results list
      • For Capital IQ - http://www.library.hbs.edu/references/privateequity/capitaliqsearch.html
      • For Thomson ONE Banker - http://www.library.hbs.edu/references/privateequity/venturexpertsearch.html
      More search examples – try them out!
      • Detailed information on financial deals, completed, announced or rumored, worldwide.
      • Includes approximately new 80,000 deals per year.
      • Strong European focus.
      Zephyr http://www.library.hbs.edu/go/zephyr.html
    • Zephyr search screen- wide geographic focus
    • Galante's Venture Capital & Private Equity Directory (Online and CD-ROM )
      • Company entries include: name, location, key
      • executives, capital under management, investment
      • criteria and preferences.
      • Primarily U.S.
      • Available on CD in Baker Library Reading Room and online
      • Indexing is a strong feature - ability to search by
      • location, funding stage preference (R&D, seed, bridge,
      • LBO, distressed debt, etc.), industry stage, size, and
      • assets under management.
    • Galante's Venture Capital & Private Equity Directory
      • Galante's Directory as an e-book
      • Username and password required - see Services Desk in the Stamps Reading Room at Baker Library for login.
      • Also available as a CD-Rom in the Stamps Reading Room in the Baker Library.
    • Galante's Venture Capital & Private Equity Directory - Online Galantes Online Search Screen
    • Galante's Venture Capital & Private Equity Directory CD-ROMs On CD-ROM Computer in Baker Library – For Assistance with this, please speak with the Service Desk.
    • Galante's Venture Capital & Private Equity Directory CD-ROM Search Example -- Select Investment Criteria
    • Galante's – search example Firm Location Selection Options
    • Galante's – search example Firm Background Selection Options
    • Galante's – search example Investment Type Preferences , e.g., seed, late stage…
    • Galante's – search example Investment Industry & Location Selection Options
    • Galante's – search example Galante’s Search Results – Listing of Firms
    • Galante's – search example Search Results – page 1
    • Galante's – search example Search Results – Page 2
    • Galante's – search example Search Results – Page 3
    • Job Listings
      • First of course the HBS job bank.
      • Other ideas:
      • Research Guide “Career and Networking” Links
      • http://www.library.hbs.edu/guides/venture/careers.html
      • HBS Career Site – “Networking”
      • http://my.hbs.edu/mbadocs/admin/career_services/network/
    • Additional Resources
      • List of databases, by Content
      • http://www.library.hbs.edu/databases/by_content_type/
      • - Provides a list of databases, organized by content type.
      • Fast Answers - http://www.library.hbs.edu/cgi-bin/faq/
      • - Online access to the answers to frequent search requests
      • PE Resources for Staying up to date –
      • http://www.library.hbs.edu/references/privateequity/
      • Baker Research Guides –
      • http://www.library.hbs.edu/guides/
    • Key Online Resources at Baker for Private Equity Research Still need help?
      • Contact an Information Research Specialist
        • In person at Service Desk
        • By email: [email_address]
        • By phone: 617-495-6040
        • You can also make an appointment for a more in-depth research consultation. For more information see – “Schedule a Career/Research Consultation” at http://www.library.hbs.edu/services/consultation.html
    • Hours *Check http://www.library.hbs.edu/info/hours.html for holiday hours.
    • Thank you!
      • Ann Cullen – [email_address]
      • These slides will be posted to the Baker Library web site at: http://www.library.hbs.edu/services/workshops.html