What is Private Equity? Private equity refers to the buying and ownership of shares in privately-held companies by investment firms or high-net-worth individuals. These firms or individuals typically provide capital to the companies in exchange for an ownership stake and aim to grow the value of the company and eventually sell it for a profit. […]
An equity fund is a type of mutual fund or exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests primarily in stocks. The fund pools together money from a large number of investors and uses that money to buy stocks in a variety of companies. The value of an investor’s shares in the fund will rise or fall based on the value of the underlying stocks.