Baird Private Equity’s capabilities featured in Family Wealth Report

August 2, 2010
In the face of volatile markets and economic uncertainty, wealthy families are showing increased interest in private equity investments, according to Paul Carbone, director of the Private Equity Group for Robert W Baird & Co.

“Their wealth was created through the ownership of businesses,” Carbone recently told this publication. “They intuitively understand private equity. There’s a natural comfort level.”

In fact, the interest has been so keen that Baird is encountering more families who want to partner with the private equity group to pursue joint investments. “It’s a growing trend in today’s market,” Carbone said.

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