MTI127: Investing in Private Equity, with Douglas McCormick


MTI127: Investing in Private Equity, with Douglas McCormick

Doug McCormick from HCI Equity talks with Linda about Private Equity investing and the role it plays in our economy – and yours!

Private equity is a security that isn’t on the public exchange. The two most common types are venture capital and buyouts/leverage buyouts.

Private equity is a rapidly growing asset class. Its impact on the business community is slated to increase. But is it right for you?

Our panelists discuss the pros and cons of dealing in private equities.

Today’s episode is sponsored by BUZZ Index





Today’s Guest

Douglas McCormick is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at HCI Equity Partners.

He recently authored the book “Family Inc.: Using Business Principles to Maximize Your Family’s Wealth


Today’s Panelists

Linda P. Jones | Be Wealthy and Smart
Miranda Marquit |
Doug Goldstein | Rich as a King
Joe Saul-Sehy | Stacking Benjamins


For a quick bio of each of our show participants, head on over to our panelists page.

Send us your questions for a future Listener Letters episode


About our sponsor, BUZZ Index

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