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Private Equity Investing 101 — Part 1 with Christopher Graham (Ep. 104)

Private Equity Investing 101 — Part 1 with Christopher Graham (Ep. 104)

It may be tempting to get into the world of private equity investing, but it’s important to get the basics under your belt first.

In this episode, John and Michael Parise bring on Christopher Graham, the founder, CEO, and CIO of Crown Capital Investments, to teach you how private equity works, what investors should look at, and how it’s structured.

Chris discusses:

  • How to access the private equity and alternative investment world
  • His investment thesis and why he doesn’t look at venture capital
  • The risk and reward components of private investments
  • Whether or not accredited investor standard regulations should be changed (making it more accessible to the average investor)
  • The structures of SPAC investments
  • The difference between typical private equity funds and the Berkshire model
  • And more!

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About Our Guest: 

Christopher Graham founded Crown Capital in 2014. He leads investment and capital-raising activities and provides strategic and operational support to management teams across the portfolio. 

Prior to Crown, he founded The Private Client Law Group, which focused on tax, business, and asset protection for ultra-high-net-worth family offices. As a Family Office Advisor, Chris advised and directed billions of dollars in the alternative investments space globally. Chris was named to the Georgia Super Lawyers Listing for over a decade and rated as a Five Star Wealth Manager. 

Chris holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Michigan and a JD from Wake Forest University. He is a member of the American Mensa IQ Society, Beta Alpha Psi national honor accounting society, and the Georgia and North Carolina state bars.