Definition of private equity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

private equity

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noun
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[uncountable](finance)
 
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investment made in a company, usually a small one, whose shares are not bought and sold by the public private equity investment by financial institutions The firm has been bought by a private equity company.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: private equity