FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS MEANT BY PRIVATE EQUITY?
Private equity is an alternative investment class. It consists of capital that is not listed on a public exchange, in the form of funds. Investors invest directly in privately owned businesses.
IS PRIVATE EQUITY A GOOD INVESTMENT?
Investors opt for private equity to diversify their holdings and aim for higher returns than what the public market might provide.
CAN YOU TRUST PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS?
Private equity investments are recommended as part of a diversified portfolio – as their returns are potentially much higher and not affected by stock market dynamics.
HOW TO INVEST IN PRIVATE EQUITY?
When you are ready to invest in private equity, reach out to IFSA. Some things are still best discussed offline.
HOW DO PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS MAKE MONEY?
Private equity firms make money in two ways – fees and carried interest.
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