According to the findings by the American Investment Council, Wisconsin ranked eighteenth in the U.S. in terms of investment from private equity, with $11.58 billion in capital invested. The state also ranked seventeenth in terms of private equity-backed businesses, with 73 companies.

In all, private equity firms invested over $625 billion in more than 3,700 U.S.-based companies last year.

For a short video analysis featuring the American Investment Council’s (AIC) President & CEO Mike Sommers and Vice President of Research & Investor Relations Bronwyn Bailey, click here.
Click here for an infographic of the analysis.
See the full set of data from the report on AIC’s state-by-state map by visiting

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