Private Equity Investing Pitfalls

Learn these most important lessons.

  1. Greed – the worst of all
  2. Too Much Ambition
  3. Ignorance
  4. Elevated Expectations
  5. Overconfidence
  6. Marginal Deals
  7. Counting on the Government
  8. Mis-management
  9. Debt as a hidden partner

Winning with Private Equity

by Paul Anthony Thomas

The rules of private investing are omnipresent and learned through experience.  Before you place your hard earned money in a private deal, you need to read this book.

Inside You’ll learn:
a. Common pitfalls to watch for from the sponsor.
b. How to screen a sponsor for honesty and sincerity.
c. How to tell a real sponsor/investor from a promoter.

Paul will tell you his stories from a long career in this interesting but dangerous field of private investment.  Examples of stories include:

1. Opportunities Missed.
2. The Keys to a good private equity investment.
3. Traits of a “deal” promoter.

About Paul

Paul Thomas, a 40 year veteran of private equity and value investing, recounts several of his hard learned lessons in this easy read. Having been mentored by a 50 year veteran of the venture capital and private investing world, Mr. Thomas’ experiences cover a wide variety of business sectors and topics including: Motivation, Proper Capitalization, The Right Attitude, Hedging and A Workable Exit. Text includes a detailed discussion of  seven pitfalls to avoid in private investing.


Buy it today.