WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2019 Q4 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $309 billion(1) in 4,788 businesses across all regions of the country. The median investment in each private equity-backed business was $58.9 million. The top three sectors receiving the most private equity investment in 2019 […]

Yesterday, Institutional Investor published the following op-ed from AIC President & CEO Drew Maloney discussing the crucial role private debt markets play in helping 70 percent of American businesses access the capital they need to continue operations and grow. Read the full op-ed here.  Private Credit Is a Driver, Not a Drug, of the American Economy Institutional […]

Iowa is home to the first presidential nominating contest in the country – and also home to private equity-backed jobs and investment. Every day in communities across the Hawkeye State, local businesses partner with private equity to help them unlock and reach their full economic potential. According to a recent EY report, private equity supported 313,000 […]