By  Street of Walls

Private Equity Growth Capital CouncilTM provides some interesting facts on the US private equity industry. A few key facts include:

– Private equity firms headquartered in US: 2,300 firms

– Buyout / growth expansion funds current fundraising in US: 260 funds

– Private equity-backed companies headquartered in US: 14,200 companies

– Employees hired by US private equity-backed companies: 8.1 million employees

Private Equity Investment:

Average Equity Contribution by Sponsors in LBOs:

Private Equity Dry Powder:

U.S. Private Equity Exits:

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