Ohio ranks ninth in private equity investment; Beatty’s district tops state
Mark Williams The Columbus Dispatch @BizMarkWilliams
It seems that more private-equity investment dollars found their way to Ohio last year, enough that the state moved up a notch in a national investment ranking.
The report released Thursday from the American Investment Council also shows that the congressional district represented by Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Jefferson Township, received more investment than any other congressional district in Ohio and the 17th most in the country.
Ohio moved to ninth last year from 10th in 2015 with capital investments totaling $16.95 billion last year, according to the report. That’s up from $15.56 billion in 2015.
The investments last …