AIC Welcomes 90th Member

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Investment Council continues to grow and welcome new members from throughout the private equity industry. Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) welcomed Grain Management, LLC (Grain), a Washington, D.C.-based private investment firm focused on the global communications sector, as the AIC’s 90th member.

At Grain, we are driven by our passion to create value for our investors”, said Founder and CEO David Grain. “Among the various points of collaboration, Grain and AIC are wholly aligned on the mission to advance innovation, job creation, and economic growth in the U.S. We look forward to advancing successes alongside AIC through this new affiliation.”

“Over the past three years, we have increased our membership by more than 40%. Today, we’re excited to announce that Grain Management has joined the AIC team. Grain is investing in companies across America that improve communications infrastructure, drive innovation, support jobs, and strengthen broadband networks in local communities. Diverse firms are growing in number and AIC is committed to reflecting the diversity of the private equity industry.  We look forward to working with the Grain team as we continue to successfully advocate for private equity,” said AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney.

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About Grain Management

Grain Management, LLC is a leading global investment firm that focuses on communications infrastructure and technology companies that connect the world to the information economy.  Founded in 2007, the Firm employs a rigorous, data-based process buoyed by deep industry expertise to identify investment opportunities in key areas of digital infrastructure, including fiber networks, wireless spectrum, cell towers and services businesses. For more information visit

About the private equity industry and the American Investment Council

Private equity backed companies employ approximately 11.7 million U.S. workers.  Since 2015, private equity firms have invested over $3.8 trillion dollars in more than 30,000 American companies. In 2020, over 86% of current private equity investments were in small businesses.

The American Investment Council (AIC) is the leading advocacy and resource organization established to develop and provide information about the private investment industry and its contributions to the long-term growth of the U.S. economy and the retirement security of American workers. Member firms of the AIC consist of the country’s leading private equity, private credit, and growth capital firms united by their successful partnerships with limited partners and American businesses. More information about the AIC can be found at