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Articles tagged: Private Equity

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How Reliable Are Private Equity Valuations?

Public information can be scarce due to SEC reporting exemptions, making private equity valuations seem unreliable. Can upgraded guidelines fix it?

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Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #10: Private Equity, aka PE Investments

Private equity investments, aka PE investments sound like an exclusive club. But many people are elibigle for this potentially lucrative investment vehicle.

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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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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 — Fewer Fees, More Specificity

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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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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Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 2

There is considerable potential in equity crowdfunding, but all investors should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages to such investing.

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Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 1

Equity crowdfunding has changed in notable ways since its introduction in 2012, and is now primed to revolutionize how we finance companies and investments.

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Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #7: Crowdfunding Under Title III of the Jobs Act

Crowdfunding has evolved from rewards-based funding to equity crowdfunding under Title III of the JOBS Act. Is crowdfunding for you?

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Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #5: Crowdfunding

In the first of three parts, discover the origins of crowdfunding, which started as rewards-based funding allowing investments in projects in return for rewards.

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