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"Private equity is medium to long-term finance provided in return for an equity stake in potentially high-growth unquoted companies."
"Private equity investments typically support management buyouts and managing buy-ins in mature companies, as opposed to venture capital which provides funding for early-stage and younger companies."
From the BVCA Private Equity Explained. The difference between private equity and venture capital - is explained here.
Private Equity Companies
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S&P's Capital IQ covers international quoted companies including private equity companies. It has information on 18,000+ private equity firms including a list of all active and historical portfolio companies.
<PE> Go. Provides recent activity, screening by: funds, partners, companies. PE backed IPOs and links to M&A deals that are PE backed.
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