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Articles tagged: Private Equity

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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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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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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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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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Business Transition and Exit Planning: Welcome to the Jungle!

BTEP: Where Should You Start? You are a business owner. You have worked hard, possibly for decades, building your business. You are smart, and the business has been successful, but it is time to move on.  Perhaps you want to retire; maybe you want to try your hand at something new. Regardless of the reason, […]

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Critical Considerations When Selecting a Private Equity Manager

Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of a similar article published on February 3, 2016. This article updates, amends and supersedes that earlier article. Nobody Said It Was Easy (Selecting a Private Equity Manager) Selecting a private equity manager with whom to invest is crucial to achieving top-tier performance in an industry where the […]

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