Quick facts and quarterly statistics about the private equity industry. Quick Facts Private Equity Firms Headquartered in the U.S.: 4,100 firms Buyout/Growth Expansion Funds Currently …
PE by the Numbers
Quick facts and quarterly statistics about the private equity industry.
- Private Equity Firms Headquartered in the U.S.: 4,100 firms
- Buyout/Growth Expansion Funds Currently Fundraising in the U.S.: 696 funds
- Private Equity-Backed Companies Headquartered in the U.S.: 14,300 companies
- Employees Hired by U.S. Private Equity-Backed Companies: 7.5 million employees
Last updated: March 2016. Source: PitchBook, PEGCC Analysis.
|U.S. Private Equity Investment||$201 billion||$137 billion|
|Average Equity Financing in U.S. LBOs||43%||46%|
|U.S. Private Equity Fundraising||$39 billion||$68 billion|
|Global Buyout Fund Dry Powder||$486 billion||$460 billion|
|U.S. Private Equity Exits||$87 billion||$101 billion|
U.S. Private Equity Investment
Average Equity Financing in U.S. LBOs
U.S. Private Equity Fundraising
Global Private Equity Dry Powder
U.S. Private Equity Exits
Last updated: March 2016. Source: PitchBook, Preqin, Standard and Poor’s Capital IQ Leveraged Commentary Data and PEGCC Analysis.
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