Private equity notes and comments

How to approach a private equity firm

April 18, 2011 | By

Assuming your opportunity meets a firm’s investment criteria, just pick up the phone and call.  Of course referrals are good too, but no need for introductions. There’s a reason why most private equity firms are fairly ‘open’ when it comes to showing team info, investment history etc., and that’s because they’re constantly on the lookout [...]

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Private Equity Marketing

April 13, 2011 | By

Private equity firms are generally not the types of businesses that people drop by and visit, so for most, the website is the gateway to the world and the first stop for anyone learning a little about the firm and their approach. Generally, PE websites are pretty bland – lots of stock images of boardrooms, [...]

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Product Update: Quickly create specific lists of private equity firms from portfolio searches

April 11, 2011 | By

One simple new feature that we’ve implemented in our recent makeover is the ability to look-up private equity groups based on portfolio company searches.  For example, let’s say you’re interested in locating all PEGs who own businesses with ‘data center’ in the business description.  Previously, users had to individually review each portfolio record to get [...]

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