11.7 Million American Workers

Private equity is backing the American economy in every community. PE-backed companies employ more than 11.7 million workers in the United States. 86% of investments in 2020 went to small businesses.

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Private equity investment in renewable energy surged to $23.7 billion in 2020, up from roughly $5 billion in 2019.

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Private equity plays a critical role in supporting quality, affordable health care in the United States.

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ICYMI: New FDIC Report Confirms Private Equity Helped “Stabilize the Financial System” During 2008 Economic Crisis
Last week, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Center for Financial Research published a working paper examining how private equity helped to support and stabilize failed banks after the 2008 financial crisis by providing critical capital. According to Emily Johnston-Ross of the FDIC, Song Ma of Yale University, and Manju Puri of Duke University, FDIC, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, “PE-acquired banks performed better ex-post,...
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