Archive: private equity

According to PitchBook, 2023 is expected to be a record year for the private equity secondary market. Secondary transactions — where investors buy and sell existing shares in private companies or funds — reached new highs in 2022 and hit $57 billion in total volume in the first half of the year. That blew past the previous record of $48 billion in the first half of 2021, according to Jefferies’ global secondary market…

The Real Reason VCs Are Investing So Much In Startups

By Vin Narayanan on January 25, 2022

Last month, I flew out to Seattle for an event to meet up with angel investors, venture capitalists and some of the largest players in wealth management and private equity. The people in the room represented firms that had more than $10 trillion in assets under management combined.
Vanguard Group, the investment fund giant with $6.2 trillion of assets under management, announced Wednesday it is launching private equity funds that may soon be available for many people to invest in. Here’s how Institutional Investor described the development: …

Private Equity vs. Early-Stage Investing

By Adam Sharp on February 11, 2020

For investors, understanding the differences between private equity and early-stage investing is critical.
Leveraged buyout king KKR is now looking into pre-IPO startup investing. It’s a smart move.