EVCA has conducted several surveys demonstrating the positive impact private equity and venture capital firms have on the European Economy.
Between 2000 and 2004, European private equty and venture capital-financed companies created over 1 million new jobs. About 630,000 jobs originated from venture investments, whereas buyouts gave rise to 420,000 jobs. The employment grew by an average rate of 5.4% annually over this same period, compared to a 0.7% growth rate of the total employment in the EU25.
Social & Economic Impact of Buyouts
Social & Economic Impact of Venture Capital
Employment Contribution of Private Equity & Venture Capital in Europe