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Private equity


Private Equity Explained in 2 Minutes in Basic English


Investopedia Video: Private Equity Fundamentals


Berkshire Hathaway's Munger on private equity and investing


Private Equity Salary (WAY More $ than Bankers)


Why Leon Black Is the Most Feared Man in Private Equity

Private equity typically refers to investment funds organized as limited partnerships that are not publicly traded and whose investors are typically large institutional investors, university endowments, or wealthy individuals. Private equity firms are known for their extensive use of debt financing to purchase companies, which they restructure and attempt to resell for a higher value. Debt financing reduces corporate taxation burdens and is one of the principal ways in which private equity firms make business more profitable for investors. Private equity might also create value by overcoming agency costs and better aligning the incentives of corporate managers with those of their shareholders.
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