Is Private Equity Right For Your Company?

  If you have a revenue generating company that's been operating for a couple of years, and you're interested in taking it through to the next stage of growth - whether it's some cash injection or a complete overhaul - then consider looking into partnering with a private equity investor. First of all, what is 'private equity'? In short, it's finance provided by investors in exchange for an equity stake in the company. This type of funding is generally associated with mature companies with growth potential that need regeneration. A wide range of industry sectors benefit from PE such as technology, industrial, healthcare, banking and finance and more. People are often confused about the difference between private equity and venture capital. Venture capital is actually a form of private equity but the main difference is that it tends to fund younger companies such as start-ups and emerging companies. Now that you know a little bit more, don't stop there - there