You'll earn 25% - 33% more working for a private equity fund than hedge fund
Private Equity funds have had some bad publicity when it comes to pay in the past few years. Performances hurdles haven't been met and carried interest - the share of profits paid out to senior staff when an investment is succesfully exited, has been cut. Still, it seems that long term you can earn more working in a private equity fund than in a hedge fund.
This article was published in Efinancialcareers, 17th January 2014