A private equity firm is an investment company that provides private backing and makes investments start-up or operating companies through various investment strategies. Private equity firms have attracted the best and brightest in the corporate world, including top performers from the top companies on the Fortune 500 or the FTSE 100. Top performers at accounting and law firms are sought after due to the transaction support work required to complete the deal.
Price Earnings Ratio – PE Ratio – Price to Earnings Ratio
This calculates the market value of a stock relative to its earnings. The price earnings ratio shows what the market is willing to pay for a stock based on current earnings.