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|Education||Brown University, Harvard Business School|
|Occupation||Private equity investor|
|Employer||VCFA Group (formerly Venture Capital Fund of America)|
|Known for||Credited with invention of the Private equity secondary market|
Unlike later entrants to the market, including Jeremy Coller of Coller Capital, Carr chose to keep his funds relatively small despite strong investment performance. Jeremy Coller, whose firm is one of the largest in the market, worked for Imperial Chemical Industries which was an early investor with VCFA. Since inception in 1982, VCFA has raised nine funds totaling over $730 million. By comparison, the largest ten firms in the private equity secondary market are each investing out funds in excess of $1 billion.
- Venture vultures circle for spoils (The Deal.com)
- VCFA plans $250M secondary buyout fund (The Deal.com)
- The Father of PE Secondarires (Venture Intelligence)
- Contrarian : Second Helping (Dealmaker, 2007)
- Secondary sales of private equity interests (AltAssets)
- "Opportunities abound: Drop in venture cap returns a boon to buyer of secondary partnerships". Pensions & Investments. 18 Mar 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
- Tenorio, Vyvyan (4 Apr 2002). "VCFA plans $250M secondary buyout fund". The Daily Deal. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
- Whitman, Janet (May 22, 2002). "'Nouveau Deadbeats' Default On Funding Commitments". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
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