Finance: What is a Private Investment Company?

A private investment company is an investment company that is not subject to the same regulations as public investment companies.

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00:31

League education and they can figure out the deal on their very own they don't

00:35

need mama government training wheels the way the public does in public offerings [The public riding a bike as the stabilisers are taken off]

00:41

with publicly traded securities and so on like private wealthy educated

00:45

investors get treated differently than Jo farmer who you know just graduated [Guy talking as Elmer Fudd keeps appearing in the background]

00:50

high school so who all does this apply to like what's a private investor what

00:54

investment vehicles are involved well hedge funds you know those go to private

00:58

wealthy investors private equity funds same deal and venture capital funds same

01:03

deal why because they go bankrupt all the time you can lose all your money in [Money going down the toilet]

01:08

these things all the time and it happens and Joe Q public needs to be protected

01:14

from that and there's good and bad because in these funds also you can make [The government saves the public from a fire breathing dragon]

01:18

like a hundred times your money if you happen to win the one lottery ticket [Guy next to pile of money from Amazon stock]

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that goes up a whole lot and that's what people focus on when they sell them so

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Joe Q public at least according to government is to be protected from such

01:29

a volatility and there's other investment vehicles beyond these three

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that get private attention away from the public but they have vehicles we can't [Elmer Fudd whispering]

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tell you about