PKF Ireland published "Search Funds Explained: Overview and Insights". The article details how search funds are a growing investment strategy by offering attractive financial returns averaging around 30% annually. Pioneered in 1984, this asset class involves acquiring a privately held company for the purpose of operation, expansion, and eventual exit. The typical searcher is an MBA graduate with a background in consulting or investment banking. The Search Fund model has various advantages, including downside risk protection and a high success rate for entrepreneurs scaling and exiting their investments. Despite requiring significant time and effort, Search Funds continue to gain popularity and deliver promising outcomes for investors and entrepreneurs alike.
Check out the full article here: https://pkf.ie/insights/a-brief-overview-of-search-funds/