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Articles tagged: Private Equity

Investing in Weed Is It Time

Investing in Weed: Is It Time?

Marijuana has now been legalized in multiple states. Many investors see this new space as an opportunity. Is it time to start investing in weed?

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90 Second Lesson: Fees And Carried Interest, Private Equity Sponsor Compensation Explained

The distribution waterfall for private equity funds is generous to fund sponsors: after fees and carried interest, private equity compensation is over 20%.

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Are Investors Still Happy with Private Equity Performance?

Are Investors Still Happy with Private Equity Performance?

Private equity investors say expectations were met throughout the last decade. In 2023, is private equity performance still meeting forecasts?

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Cranes fly over a sunset, representing the desire for Limited Partners to find an exit strategy before General Partners are ready to sell up in private equity

The Delayed Private Equity Exit Strategy – What’s a Limited Partner to Do?

Private equity firms are focusing less on exit strategy and more on creating value to satisfy their LPs. Today’s investment horizon is longer than ever.

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Makin’ It Rain: Successful Startups are Investible Startups

A good idea is not enough to attract investors. Does your startup have these 4 traits that successful and “invistable” startups all share?

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Crash Course: Private Equity Funds, Sponsors, and Investors

How is private equity structured? The PE industry includes private equity sponsors and financial sponsors who manage private equity funds. 

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Crash Course: Hedge Fund Investing Basics

Hedge funds differ greatly from private equity funds with regard to asset class, compensation, liquidity and other factors. So, what is a hedge fund?

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Key Private Equity Considerations for Would-Be Investors

A private equity investment is a major risk for individual investors. Follow this due diligence checklist to evaluate opportunities before you invest.

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How Headlines About Tech Layoffs Miss the Point

It feels like layoffs in the technology sector make headlines every other day. In the past couple of weeks alone, companies ranging from Amazon to Meta and beyond have announced […]

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7 Critical Considerations When Selecting a Private Equity Manager

When selecting a private equity manager, what you see is very likely not what you’ll get. Consider these points before you close the deal.

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