Douglas Battista Discusses Private Equity

Douglas BattistaIn the following brief informational post, Douglas Battista, a California-based businessman and finance professional, answers a few common questions about private equity.

Q: What is private equity?

Douglas Battista: Private equity leverages the cash of high net-worth companies and individuals for investment purposes. Private equity partners invest their money and monies raised to acquire equity ownership in public and private companies. Most private equity partnerships require a minimum investment, usually greater than $250,000.

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