Private equity

The best ways to invest in private equity
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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
Stockmarkets

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
Unleash the power of private equity
Funds

Unleash the power of private equity

Technology-focused private equity fund HG Capital Trust is a successful investor in unlisted companies that has shrugged off political uncertainty
15 Oct 2019
Beware the rise of private markets
Stockmarkets

Beware the rise of private markets

These days, if you want to be in the growth game you need to be invested in private markets. But that's a worrying trend, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
6 Jun 2019
The opportunities for investors in private equity
Funds

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
Public markets are dying – the future is private
Funds

Public markets are dying – the future is private

The number of companies listed on public stockmarkets is falling, while private equity is on the rise. Matthew Partridge talks to Helen Steer of PE ho…
13 Nov 2018