GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Us Private Equity Industry Statistics

The US private equity industry continues to experience strong growth and deal activity, with record fundraising levels and increased investment in diverse sectors.

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"Buyout funds in the US private equity market generated a 5-year net IRR of 15.6% as of June 2021."

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"As of 2021, the entire private equity industry in the United States accounted for about 130,895 jobs."

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"By the third quarter of 2021, the value of private equity-backed buyout deals in the United States totalled $500 billion."

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"In 2020, U.S. private equity firms invested in over 5,000 American businesses."

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"In 2020, there were 9,335 private equity backed companies in the US."

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"There was a 12% year-on-year increase in US private equity fundraising from 2019 to 2020."

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"In 2020, the median size of the private equity buyout fund in North America was $475 million."

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"There were 1,707 active private equity firms in the US in 2020."

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"As of Q3 2021, there were 1.13 million employees at private equity-backed companies in the US."

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"Private equity firms in the US invested over $800 billion in companies across all 50 states in 2019."

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"Despite COVID-19, deal value in the US private equity sector increased by 9% in 2020."

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"Industrial sector deal value made up 12% of US private equity buyout deal value in 2020."

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"As of April 2022, the largest private equity firm in the US by assets under management is Blackstone Group, with $681 billion."

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"As of 2021, New York was identified as the city with the highest number of private equity deals in the United States."

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