What is private equity?

Private Equity

In finance, private equity is an asset class consisting of equity securities in operating companies that are not publicly traded on a stock exchange.

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Some articles on private equity:

Sivec - Company
... In 2009, NBGI Private Equity and Ethemba Capital acquired 88.4% of the shares of the company from FHL Kyriakidis, the Athens-listed marble production and distribution group ... The acquisition effected through Stone Works Holdings, a Dutch company co-owned by private equity funds managed by NBGI Private Equity and Ethemba Capital ...
Collateralized Fund Obligation - Private Equity CFOs
2002), there have been only a handful of publicly announced private equity securitization transactions ... Typically, owners of private equity assets will securitize a portfolio of funds as a way of generating liquidity without an outright secondary sale of the funds ... Temasek Holdings completed $810 million securitization of a portfolio of 46 private equity funds ...
Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP - Investments - Private Equity Investments
... founded in 1999 is the exclusive manager of private equity investments for APG and fellow Dutch pension group Stichting Pensioenfonds Zorg en Welzijn ... AlpInvest is one of the largest private equity investment managers globally with over €40 billion (approximately $50 billion) under management at the end of 2007 ... AlpInvest pursues investment opportunities across the entire spectrum of private equity buyout, venture capital, growth capital, mezzanine and distressed ...
List Of University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business Faculty - Private Equity
... Luigi Zingales, professor of entrepreneurial finance and private equity, and co-author (with Raghuram Rajan) of "Saving Capitalism From The Capitalists" Scott Meadow, clinical ...
Recording Private Equity
... There is a burgeoning debate of the purpose behind private equity, a common misconception to treat private equity separately from foreign direct investment (FDI) ... The difference is blurred on account of private equity not entering the country through the stock market ... Private equity generally flows to unlisted firms and to firms where the percentage of shares is relatively smaller than the promoter or investor held shares (also known as free-floating shares) ...

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    If equity and human natural reason were allowed there would be no law, there would be no lawyers.
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