The Blackstone Group is likely one of the greatest and largest non-public fairness companies on the planet. It has acquired numerous prime awards such because the International Personal Fairness Home of the 12 months (Euromoney Awards 2009). Payment incomes belongings underneath administration in Blackstone non-public 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 assorted sizes together with build-ups, progress capital, rescue financings and buyouts.
The Carlyle Group is rated the largest non-public fairness agency on the planet in 2007, in response to a rating referred to as the PEI 50 based mostly on capital underneath administration. The agency acts as lead fairness investor in management-led buyouts, fairness non-public placements, strategic minority fairness investments, consolidations and buildups, and progress capital financings. It focuses on sectors through which it has demonstrated experience reminiscent of client and retail, vitality and energy, monetary providers, industrial, infrastructure, and so forth.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is the second largest non-public fairness agency on the planet. The agency sometimes makes investments in giant companies with robust franchises, engaging progress prospects, main market positions and the flexibility to make excessive returns on investments. It has made a few of the largest accomplished or introduced buyouts in america, Denmark, India, Australia, and so forth.
Goldman Sachs Capital Companions is a worldwide chief in non-public company fairness investing. It invests throughout a variety of industries within the Americas, Europe and Asia. The agency seeks to generate superior returns in a wide range of conditions together with leveraged buy-outs, recapitalizations, progress investments and pressured investments throughout a variety of industries and geographies.
Brentwood Associates is a number one California non-public 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 embrace: motion sports activities/outside life-style merchandise; enterprise providers; client merchandise/providers; direct advertising and marketing; distribution; training; well being, wellness & aware residing; advertising and marketing providers; eating places; specialty media; specialty retail; sporting items.
NBGI Personal Fairness Restricted is a prime UK non-public fairness agency with workplaces in London and Manchester. The agency invests in small and medium sized UK based mostly firms, with a selected curiosity within the sectors of client and leisure; manufactured, industrial and constructing merchandise; enterprise and assist providers.