Hey, everyone! Today, I want to talk about the structure of a private equity waterfall. Let’s start out by discussing management fees. Management Fees A fund manager can charge whatever they want, but the norm is 2%. Many large funds charge 2% no matter what kind of work they put into managing the fund. If … More Structure of a Private Equity Waterfall
What’s up, everyone? Today, we’re going to clarify – investors vs. allocators – what’s the difference? There’s a significant difference between raising a few million dollars and raising hundreds of millions of dollars! Your capital raising strategy should differ from one situation to the other. So, pay attention as I explain the difference between an … More Investors vs. Allocators – What’s the Difference?
Happy Valentines Day, everyone! Today, we’re talking about how to turn relationships into $340M AUM with Casey Baugh. Considering the special holiday, I decided to talk about relationships in an interview with Casey! But these relationships are a bit different… Casey Baugh He is a professional investor for both himself and his private investment company, … More Turn Relationships Into $340M AUM – Casey Baugh
How’s it going? Today, I’m going to explain how a fund of funds works! What? The structure of the fund of funds is just like any other fund. There is the GP (you, the fund manager) and the LP (fund). The difference is that instead of investing in real estate or private equity, you are … More How Do Fund of Funds Work?
Happy Holidays! Today, we’re talking about how investing is changing! Investing Timeline 1950s – It was post-depression, and no one wanted to invest in anything. Only 6.5 million Americans owned U.S. stock. 1970s – Inflation was high, but mutual funds were emerging. People are getting more comfortable with investing. 1990 – 51 million Americans owned … More Investing is Changing / Do This or Get Left Behind!
What’s up, everyone? Today, I want to teach you how to write your investment thesis for your fund! Some of you may understand how a fund works and how to launch and scale one, but you might not know what to invest in! Fund Launch Formula Let’s review the formula real quick… “Bridger, I understand … More How to Write Your Investment Thesis
Happy Thanksgiving! Today, we’re talking about search funds and SPACs! Search Funds Fund managers raise money and search for a particular company to buy. Investors know that the company is undiscovered and not yet acquired when they begin to invest. So, it fits more into the private equity space. It’s not like the fund launch … More Search Funds and SPACs EXPLAINED
What’s up, everyone? Today, we’re discussing hedge funds: the most lucrative business model. Check out my video! I run a hedge fund, but its income is minimal compared to some of the top dogs… The Leaderboard Net Income from singular hedge fund source: This is the most lucrative business model in the world! Although we’re … More Hedge Funds: The Most Lucrative Business Model
What’s up, everyone! Today, we’re breaking down 4 successful private equity firms Check out my youtube video! Precursor: You don’t need a lot of money to become a successful PE firm. Many generate great returns with relatively little AuM! Let’s dive in! #1 Center Valley Fund CVF’s website outlines their investment thesis for the public … More 4 Successful Private Equity Firms / Analysis
What’s up, fellow fund managers? Today I will rank the best and worst finance jobs! #1 Investment Banker These people are hired to deal with large liquidity events. They’re on M&A teams, they help companies to IPO, and more! It’s a tough route though! You’re working 60 – 100 hours per week for your first … More Fund Manager Ranks Best & Worst Finance Jobs