The risk in Private Equity is high and, therefore, the number of them that are finally carried out is not too high.
Infrastructure as a service, IaaSis a form of cloud computing that provides virtualised computing resources over the internet.
However, according to a study by Baker Tilly, IaaS is one of the sectors where most of them are carried out.
In an IaaS model, a cloud provider hosts the infrastructure components traditionally present in an on-premises data centre, including servers, storage and network hardware.
The IaaS provider also provides a range of services to accompany these infrastructure components.
Increasingly successful, such platforms have a number of benefits:
The IaaS sector receives large amounts of money, typically in excess of €100M, in investments in companies with high growth potential.
They do so in exchange for control of a percentage of the company or its shares, although they typically buy 100% of a company.
One of the most active players in private equity is the division Intel Capital.
Below, we will detail some of its most relevant aspects.
It supports innovative technology companies and, in addition to investing in technology start-ups, it also invests in companies offering software, hardware, mobility and digital media, among others.
Since its inception, Intel Capital has invested $12.4 billion in 1,544 companies around the world.
In addition, 670 portfolio companies have been taken public or acquired.
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