Diversity In The Private Equity Industry Statistics

Diversity in the private equity industry is currently lacking, with women and minority representation significantly lower than their proportions in the broader workforce.

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"Only 9.4% of senior roles in private equity are held by women."

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"40% of private equity firms have no women on their investment committee."

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"Only 12.4% of decision-makers in private equity are women."

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"Only 1.3% of $69 trillion in global assets under management is in the hands of women and minority-owned firms."

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"Merely 2% of private equity dollars were invested in women-led companies in recent years."

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"In the Latin American private equity industry, women make up 20% of senior-level employees."

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"In 2020, Black and Latino people held just 3% of senior positions in private equity."

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"11.3% of senior roles in private equity and venture capital are held by women in Canada."

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"Only 2.3% of the $130 billion total capital invested in US-based venture-backed startups in 2018 went to women."

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"Around 15% of senior-level roles in private equity in Europe are held by women."

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