private equity

noun

finance equity in a business that is raised from private sources, as opposed to shares that can be traded publicly

Nearby words

  1. private brand,
  2. private company,
  3. private detective,
  4. private duty nurse,
  5. private enterprise,
  6. private equity fund,
  7. private eye,
  8. private finance initiative,
  9. private first class,
  10. private health insurance

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