Private equity investments are simply investments in private companies. There is a broad spectrum of private equity investment structures but typically it involves the PE manager (also known as a General Partner or sponsor) acquiring a controlling stake in a business.
The asset class has grown tremendously over the past 10 years as investors are increasingly attracted to its long-term nature and historic outperformance against public equity market benchmarks.
The Barwon Global Listed Private Equity team have shared their thoughts on this topic which you can read further by clicking here.
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