Market for Social Impact Investing by Private Equity Funds Stands at $4 Billion in the United States

Jul 13, 2012 · Ben Thornley, Beth Sirull, Tom Woelfel

In one of the first efforts to characterize the landscape of social impact investing through private equity in the United States, PCV InSight valued total assets managed by U.S. private equity managers with the goal of achieving both financial returns and intentional social benefits at approximately $4 billion. The market includes 69 General Partners (GPs) that meet stringent qualifications for inclusion in this landscaping. PCV InSight reviewed privately and publicly held data from over 300 GPs including from newly created impact investing distribution and information platforms, including GIIN’s ImpactBase, ImpactAssets, and the Global Impact Investing Ratings System.

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