Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, the American Investment Council released a new report showing that private equity invested $141 billion in the states and districts represented by newly elected members of the U.S. House and Senate in 2019 alone. Private equity-backed companies supported 997,000 jobs in these states and districts. The returns from these investments help to support the well-deserved retirements of schoolteachers, first responders and other dedicated public servants.
Click here to watch a short companion video to learn exactly how private equity is supporting small businesses and jobs in states and districts across the country.
Click here to read the full report published earlier today.