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90 Second Lesson – Fees and Carried Interest: Private Equity Sponsor Compensation

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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JOBS Act Title II Drives Private Equity Options for Small Business Owners

The JOBS Act Title II allows entrepreneurs and small businesses to conduct general solicitation and advertising of a private equity offering.

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90 Second Lesson – Private Equity Sponsor v. Private Equity Fund

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

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Fundless Sponsors Appeal to Individual Investors with Fewer Fees, More Specificity on Deals

No up-front fees and more details about investments are two differences between fundless sponsors and more traditionally structured private equity funds.

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What is Private Equity? A Brief History

Private equity firms buy or seek to control private companies through financial leverage. When did it start, and how does private equity look today?

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What are Private Placements?

What is a private placement? Read Financial Poise’s guide to private placement types, rules and private placement memorandums.

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An Initiation Into Private Equity Funds

Most people are familiar with the concept of a stock exchange and publicly traded shares of companies that are listed there. But the private equity market is less well-understood.

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Seven Things to Consider Before Making a Private Equity Investment

When it comes to stocks and bonds in the public equity market, prices can reflect new data quickly, and almost everyone is privy to the same information. However, there is a second, much larger market—the private company market—that has the potential for outsized returns and portfolio diversification through private equity investment. But how do you select a fund (and a fund manager)?

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Investing in Cannabis: Is it Still a Private Equity Game?

Normalization of marijuana continues to push legislatures towards legalization, which will have an important effect on private equity firms as they invest in cannabis.

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Ready, Set, Action: Investing in Film Under a Smarter Lens

Investing in Hollywood diversifies a portfolio for investors who deem it “worth the risk,” with the potential for venture capital-style returns.

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