What is Private Equity anyway? In relation to a hedge fund, Private Equity is basically when a fund will invest in privately owned businesses. They will purchase these businesses and then have a turnaround period where they will look to improve them. Then once they increase the cashflows and processes of that business they can … More Should you Invest in Private Equity?
Let’s talk TERMINOLOGY. Just like any sport, business, or hobby there are always those words that might be foreign to a begginner. Funds are no different. When I first started my fund venture I sat down with my dad and he walked me through fund terminology. He told me that I needed to know these … More The Importance of Terminology in Funds
Many people believe that there is only one or two ways to get into funds. The first is that your parents have to be rich and famous and already have a fund… Congrats! The second option is a little longer: You have to go to a prestigious school…. You need a great, competitive internship… You … More The 3 Ways to Break Into Funds
Today I wanted to go over some of the basics and fundamentals of starting a Private Equity Fund. There is a lot to talk about so if you want to the full 30 minute explanation then click on the video above. If you are here for the basics then perfect. All the things I’m going … More How to Easily Start a Private Equity Fund
How do you know if you actually want to acquire the company??
It takes doing what’s called “du diligence.”
There are 4 major contributors to consider before purchasing a company that are essential to your due diligence process. … More 4 Things To Know When Buying a Business
Search Fund popularity is rising.
But what is a search fund? How does it work? And why is it becoming more common?? … More Search Funds – Not Your Average Fund Model
Have you ever wondered what happens to a company’s assets when it goes under?? Who gets what?
Capital stack is important to understand, especially as fund managers.
Your investors will want to know where they stand in line! … More What is a Capital Stack?
Leverage can make or break you…
Look at Elon Musk, a master at utilizing the 3 main types of leverage… but what are they? … More 3 Types of Leverage
If you are bullying small businesses, you will never be able to scale your business to a strong level. Guaranteed.
One way to avoid this is by having a great Letter of Intent! … More The Ins and Outs of a LOI – Also, don’t be a bully.
Banks don’t get heavily involved in the fund process until they can make money off you. Sounds about right, huh?
When you are in the early stages of starting a fund.. Banks don’t want any part. Once you start gaining traction as a fund manager – they will be happy to work with you. And can end up being an awesome partner later down the road! … More Types of Loans- How Funds Can Win with Banks