- Buyouts, including leveraged and management buyouts
- Expansion or growth capital
- Venture capital
- Distressed or special situations
- Mezzanine capital
- Secondary investments, and
- Fund of funds
Typically a company will specialize in one of the above investment strategies, and will often limit their focus to certain geographic regions. Listed Private Equity vehicles may take the form of corporations, unit trusts, publically-traded partnerships, or other types of structures. Many long-established and leading private equity managers are or have listed entities, such as HG Capital, Apax, KKR and Blackstone.