Backing American Entrepreneurs

Private equity backs entrepreneurs, their employees, and businesses in every community across America.



Strengthening Pensions

In 2020, private equity continued to provide a strong return on investment, with a median annualized return of 12.3% over a 10-year period.

Economic Impact

The private equity industry and private equity-backed companies directly employed more than 11.7 million workers in the United States in 2020 and generated $1.4 trillion of gross domestic product (GDP), or approximately 6.5% of total GDP, according to a report by EY and the American Investment Council.


Private equity firms are investing billions in capital into fast-growing clean energy sectors such as solar, carbon capture, and battery storage. Last year alone, private equity invested nearly $24 billion in renewable energy companies – a four-fold increase over 2019.

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How One PE-Backed Company is Helping Children with Autism
ABS Kids, based in California, helps children with autism reach their fullest potential through Applied Behavior Analysis therapy. Partnering with private equity has allowed the company to bring this life-changing treatment to even more families and communities. Private equity helped ABS Kids navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, hire more clinical staff, invest in its existing...
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