CHAPTER 2The Emerging Presence of Private Capital in Direct Investing

Contributing Authors: Nathan Hamilton and Sara Hamilton

How has the presence of private capital impacted the realm of direct investing? Is there strong affinity and alignment between family office investors and the opportunities that arise in investing in privately held businesses? This chapter outlines the specific market of family offices and their unique preferences and vantage point on direct investing. Specifically, Family Office Exchange (FOX), a globally recognized private membership organization for family offices, provides proprietary research and demographic data on family offices as investors of private capital. The chapter further describes the unique benefits ...

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