Private Equity Fund Managers

Private Equity Fund Managers

Overview

The 20,600 portfolio management firms in the US includes private equity (PE) fund managers who invest in the stock of companies that are not publicly traded. PE funds typically take a significant stake in portfolio companies that allow them to influence or control management and governance.

High Risk, High Reward

As a long-term investment, private equity funds offer higher risk and higher reward compared to more traditional asset classes.

Dependence on Debt

Private equity firms are heavily dependent on debt to finance acquisitions.