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Private equity definition

Private equity is money that is invested directly into private companies, rather than into publicly listed companies.

Private equity definition

Private equity is money that is invested directly into private companies, rather than into publicly listed companies.

Private equity is provided by both institutions and wealthy individuals. Private equity funds pool money, and invests it on behalf of its investors, based on the fund’s investment strategy. Private equity could also be invested in public companies, with the intention of eventually delisting them from public stock exchanges and making them private.  

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