If you like the idea of investing in businesses or are interested in private equity, this episode is for you…
The Return interviewed the ex-Terra Firma, Forbes 30 Under 30 awarded Founder of Starlake Capital, a rapidly rising Asian Private Equity company, to demystify the world of Private Equity and Venture Capital.
The interview, with Melvin Chen, includes:
- What Private Equity is really about, and how it differs from alternatives – for example in liquidity, and returns
- How Private Equity performs (typically 25% IRR), and why
- What’s happening in the Private Equity world, including the impact of technology, regulations, and global trends such as growth in Asian Private Equity
Melvin sheds light on what is often considered a murky asset class, which few people understand, and gives some great insights on what’s happening in the asset class.