Archive: private equity
Angel Insider: 2023 Expected to Be Record Year for the Secondary Market
By Early Investing on January 24, 2023
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.
Understanding the Difference Between Private Equity and Startup Investing
By Adam Sharp on June 5, 2020
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.
KKR Shifts From Leveraged Buyouts to Pre-IPO Startup Investing
By Andy Gordon on May 15, 2019
Leveraged buyout king KKR is now looking into pre-IPO startup investing. It’s a smart move.