Private Equity


Definition: Private Equity is a way of financing by exchanging equity securities in operating companies that are not publicly traded on a stock exchange. Through PE, working capital is provided to a company to enable expansion, new product development, or restructuring of the company’s operations, management or ownership.
A PE investment will normally be made by either a PE firm, a venture capital firm or an angel investor. Each of these investor categories has its own set of investment goals, preferences and strat


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