Asset Classes

Private Equity

Private Equity


Private Equity is any form of private equity that is not traded on public stock exchanges.


Bain Capital
Carlyle Group
Clayton Dubilier & Rice


Leveraged Buyout

Mentioned by the Following


ACIES Asset Management AG
Abacus Wealth Partners
Albright Capital
Allied Capital Corporation
Avalon Investment & Advisory
Bain & Company
Bain Capital
Carlyle Group
Chang Holding Company
Cooper Family Office
Empire Valuation Consultants
Founders Fund
Harmonic Fund Services
Henning Financial Services
Investment Banking Institute
Mobius Capital Partners
Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC
PitchBook Data
Sprott Inc.
Strategic Investment Group
The DeRosa Group
Verdad Advisers
Wind Point Partners


Financial Services
Private Equity Fund


Ami Joseph
Andreas Clenow
Andrew Freedman
Andy McCulloch
Anthony Canale
Austin Root
Avi Gilburt
Barclay Leib
Barry Ritholtz
Ben Carlson
Ben Hunt
Bill Tai
Blake Masters
Bob Johnson
Bob Lang
Brad Thomas
Bret Jensen
Brian Portnoy
Bruce Phelps
Carl Delfeld
Charles Brandes
Chris Cole
Chris Knowlton
Cullen Roche
Damion Lupo
Dan Alpert
Dan Rasmussen
Dan Zwirn
Daniël de Blocq van Scheltinga
Darius Dale
Daryl Jones
David Fried
David Krejca
David Merkel
David Siegel
Dee Smith
Dennis Chen
Don Jones
Edward Altman
Eric Peters
Frank Bruno
Gavin McMaster
Giovanni Pozzi
Howard Penney
Howard Schilit
Jason Goepfert
Jeff Aronson
Jeff Miller
Jeffrey Himelson
Joe Lawler
John Brice
John Jagerson
John Morris
Jonathan Satovsky
Josh Holt
Karen Harris
Keith McCullough
Kent Collier
Kevin Massengill
Leo Kolivakis
Lori Van Dusen
Luke Ellis
Magdalena Polan
Marcos Carreira
Mark Gallogly
Mark Hake
Mark Mobius
Mark Walsh
Marty Fridson
Matt Hogan
Matt Rowe
Matt Zames
Meb Faber
Michael Covel
Michael Kramer
Michael Nicoletos
Mike Green
Mike Milken
Mish Shedlock
Nadine Terman
Nizar Tarhuni
Paul Hodges
Peter Diamandis
Phil Taylor-Guck
Pippa Malmgren
Rick Rule
Robert Doty
Roger Montgomery
Russ Brownback
Russell Napier
Sahm Adrangi
Sarah Gefter
Scott Nammacher
Simon Dixon
Simon Ree
Srinivas Thiruvadanthai
Stephen Bigalow
Steve Hanke
Stuart Veale
Tadas Viskanta
Tina Hay
Tom Jacobs
Tom Lott
Trevor Mottl
Tuur Demeester
Vincent Catalano
Woody Brock
Xavier Rolet


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Venture Capital


Alternative Investment
Collateralized Loan Obligation
Leveraged Buyout

Examples of Public Equity

Massive Expansion After 2008 Financial Crisis

  • Private Equity assets grew 7x after the 2018 Financial Crisis (circa 2020)
  • Driven by desire for higher returns and lower volatility (thanks to infrequent asset valuations vs. public market real-time valuation)
  • Resulted in private equity firms being more competitive and paying higher prices
  • Debt levels have increased (higher EBITDA multiples) & loan covenants have decreased
  • Banks have limited loans (too risky with high ration).  Private debt markets have taken over