Growth and job creation in 2018

Growth and job creation in 2018

In 2018, revenues were up +6.2% and 74,000 net jobs created in French companies backed by private equity

France Invest (Association of Investors for Growth) and EY today present, with the support of Bureau Van Dijk, the 16th edition of the study on growth and job creation in French companies backed by private equity.

As of December 31 2018, 7,765 companies were backed by French private equity, of which more than 75% are start-ups and SMEs and 21% are mid-caps.

The data available for 3,301 French companies, from which large listed companies are excluded, make it possible to measure the impact of French private equity on changes in their revenues and workforce.