Private Equity Owned Firms Grows to 7,700

In 2008 the number of publicly listed entities approximated the number of companies owned by private equity firms at around 4,700.

A decade later the number of companies owned by private equity ballooned to 7,700, while the number of publicly listed entities has declined by a couple hundred.

Source: Paul J. Davies and Cezary Podkul | “Struggling Corporate Borrowers Raise Risks in Loan Funds” | The Wall Street Journal | 5/22/2020 | Visit

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