Private equity companies give an alternative for private companies to trade their shares without being on the public exchange. The private equity industry has been doing quite well in the recent years, thanks to various trend-setters. Here is a list of some of the top private equity executives who have had a huge impact in this industry.
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Stephen A. Schwarzman is the CEO, Chairman and co-founder of Blackstone Group. The Blackstone Group is the biggest buyout in the world, recording a revenue of $ 7.6 billion in the year 2014. Having started with just an investment of $ 400,000, it is only fair to say that the company has had an outstanding management governing it. In the year 2015, Forbes listed him on their World’s Billionaire list as the 100th richest. His personal wealth is estimated at over $ 12 billion.
George Roberts also makes the top of the list for the top executives in the private equity. He has amassed a lot of wealth working with the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. The company is known to have made one of the most profitable leveraged buyouts in the acquisition of RJR Nabisco. He currently has an estimated net worth of $ 5.5 billion.
Leuschen is the founder and senior director for Riverstone Holdings. In the year 2013, his name appeared on the Forbes’ Top 50 Dealmakers list. Aside from founding Riverstone, he has founded and co-founded other ventures that have been very successful, including Goldman Sachs. He has vast experience in the investing and financing industry.
- Kaye is the co-chief executive officer of Warbug Pincus LLC. He is also a member of the executive management of the company. He has been with the company since the year 1986. Warbug is one of the world’s leading private equity firms, priding itself with over $ 35 billion worth of assets under it management.
Donald Mackenzie is a co-founder and a co-chairman of the CVC Group. He is also a member of the main board of CVC. CVC is one of the …