How to invest in private equity

Regular readers will know that I have my doubts about the private-equity industry. For me, it signifies much of what’s gone wrong with global finance over the last few decades, especially the overreliance of these dealmakers on leverage (borrowed money) and the eye-wateringly high fees they charge. But I’m also the first to admit that if you do want access to fast-growing private businesses, then finding the right private-equity fund is probably your only sensible option.

Luckily, the UK stockmarket boasts some of the best private-equity funds, many of which give you the chance to [...]


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