Private equity

Private equity funds: get strong returns from these bargain investment trusts
Investment trusts

Private equity funds: get strong returns from these bargain investment trusts

Private-equity investment trusts are a way to buy into a high-performing sector that’s out of reach for most individual investors. Many of these funds…
2 Apr 2021
The best ways to invest in private equity
Investment strategy

The best ways to invest in private equity

Cheap debt and high fees have been a winning formula for private equity. Investors should consider buying the fund managers as much as the funds, says…
2 Apr 2021
Ordinary investors are missing out as private equity takes over
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Ordinary investors are missing out as private equity takes over

Companies are turning their backs on public stockmarkets and raising more and more money from private equity. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why this i…
1 Sep 2020
Investment trusts that should profit from private equity
Investment trusts

Investment trusts that should profit from private equity

Private equity has recovered steadily from its spring slump, but still offers value. Max King casts his eye over five investment trusts specialising i…
30 Jun 2020
Oakley Capital: a tasty private equity fund at a bargain price
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Oakley Capital: a tasty private equity fund at a bargain price

Oakley Capital, the private-equity fund, is cheap, yet its investments are flourishing, says Max King.
19 Dec 2019
The opportunities for investors in private equity
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The opportunities for investors in private equity

A shift away from listed stocks towards privately-held companies reflects the advantages of private equity. No portfolio should be without exposure to…
4 Apr 2019