What is Private Equity Firm?
Private Equity Firm meaning For purposes of the SBIR/STTR programs, private equity firm has the meaning given the term “private equity fund” in section 13(h)(2) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1851(h)(2)). The private equity firm must have a place of business located in the United States and be created or organized in the United States, or under the law of the United States or of any State.
reference: Glossary of NIH Terms