Building Better Businesses and Tackling our Greatest Challenges


During a challenging year, private equity continued investing billions of dollars in American businesses and workers in 2020. A new video from the American Investment Council highlights how private capital is building better businesses, tackling our greatest societal challenges, responding to COVID-19, and empowering a new generation of innovators.

PE is a critical partner for businesses nationwide, providing resources and guidance to help companies grow and support jobs during these turbulent times. Private equity-backed businesses stepped up to aid the fight against COVID-19 by pioneering cutting edge research and development, switching production lines to manufacture much-needed medical supplies, and providing direct care and assistance in communities across the country. They are tackling some of our biggest national challenges, helping students, parents, and teachers, and working towards a more sustainable future for all of us.

The private equity industry is working to: