I know I have not touched on private equity and I do not plan on. However, this is a concise overview of private equity in a way that ties into the publicly traded stock market. Definitely worth a read.


To start off my first write-up, I will cover one of the most common and basic asset class, Equity in the early stage, Private Equity.


Private Equity


The most common and basic investment asset class is Equity. Equity is being valued since the formation of a company. Private Equity as an industry, invests and grows private and unlisted companies. Because of today’s environment and ease of creating a new business idea and company, the term “startup” today describes new businesses that have begun its operations. On top of this, there are claims that the new business ideas have to be innovative and new in any industry. However, companies have been built from scratch and grown over hundreds of years, where the big names are sitting on today’s stock exchanges.

The primary reason private equity investment came about was the need to raise operational capital by companies. As companies…

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