Private Equity at Work report: PE, VC add 6.5% more jobs in 2021 with 10.5m employed

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– Private equity and venture capital-backed companies add 341,910 net new jobs in 2021
– PE/VC-backed businesses employ 4.5% of Europe’s workforce

Invest Europe, the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors, today published its Private Equity at Work report, the fourth edition of the landmark study on employment and job creation in Europe. The research shows that private equity and venture capital are outperforming in job creation, adding 6.5% more jobs across portfolio companies in the COVID recovery in 2021 – over five times the 1.2% job creation rate across Europe.

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