What Is A Megafund?

Patrick Curtis

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Patrick Curtis WSO Editorial Board

Expertise: Investment Banking | Private Equity

Megafund is simply an extremely large pool of money set up by a private equity firm for the purposes of investing in companies. The amount invested by private investors in a megafund is usually over $5 billion. Some of the most well known megafunds are:

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Patrick Curtis

Patrick Curtis is a member of WSO Editorial Board which helps ensure the accuracy of content across top articles on Wall Street Oasis. He has experience in investment banking at Rothschild and private equity at Tailwind Capital along with an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is also the founder and current CEO of Wall Street Oasis. This content was originally created by member WallStreetOasis.com and has evolved with the help of our mentors.