The Blackstone Group is likely one of the finest and largest personal fairness companies on the planet. It has obtained numerous high awards such because the World Personal Fairness Home of the 12 months (Euromoney Awards 2009). Price incomes property beneath administration in Blackstone personal fairness funds totaled $24.3 billion as of September 30, 2010. The agency’s funding technique seeks out a various vary of proprietary transactions in firms of varied sizes together with build-ups, progress capital, rescue financings and buyouts.
The Carlyle Group is rated the most important personal fairness agency on the planet in 2007, in line with a rating referred to as the PEI 50 primarily based on capital beneath administration. The agency acts as lead fairness investor in management-led buyouts, fairness personal placements, strategic minority fairness investments, consolidations and buildups, and progress capital financings. It focuses on sectors by which it has demonstrated experience corresponding to client and retail, vitality and energy, monetary providers, industrial, infrastructure, and so forth.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is the second largest personal fairness agency on the planet. The agency sometimes makes investments in giant companies with robust franchises, enticing progress prospects, main market positions and the flexibility to make excessive returns on investments. It has made a number of the largest accomplished or introduced buyouts in the USA, Denmark, India, Australia, and so forth.
Goldman Sachs Capital Companions is a worldwide chief in personal company fairness investing. It invests throughout a variety of industries within the Americas, Europe and Asia. The agency seeks to generate superior returns in quite a lot of conditions together with leveraged buy-outs, recapitalizations, progress investments and harassed investments throughout a variety of industries and geographies.
Brentwood Associates is a number one California personal fairness funding agency with an intensive historical past of investing in main middle-market progress firms. The agency targets investments in middle-market, consumer-related companies working in progress sectors. Its main areas of curiosity embody: motion sports activities/out of doors life-style merchandise; enterprise providers; client merchandise/providers; direct advertising and marketing; distribution; training; well being, wellness & acutely aware residing; advertising and marketing providers; eating places; specialty media; specialty retail; sporting items.
NBGI Personal Fairness Restricted is a high UK personal fairness agency with places of work in London and Manchester. The agency invests in small and medium sized UK primarily based firms, with a selected curiosity within the sectors of client and leisure; manufactured, industrial and constructing merchandise; enterprise and help providers.