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New Report: Private Equity Invested $120 Billion In U.S. Businesses In H1 Of 2019

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2019 Q2 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $120 billion into…

Support a Stronger Florida Economy: Support Private Equity

 The private equity industry employs millions of Americans and provides a secure retirement for first-responders, schoolteachers and dedicated public servants in all 50 states. The American…

ICYMI – Forbes: Hiking the Tax on Carried Interest Capital Gains is a Lose, Lose, Lose

Today, Fox Business published an op-ed penned by Steve Forbes urging Congress to reject legislation introduced last month that would punish investment by changing the treatment of…

Study: Raising carried-interest capital-gains tax would devastate New York’s economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Dr. Charles Swenson of the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business released a study analyzing the economic effects of a proposal to increase the…
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AIC Issues Statement on Recently Introduced Carried Interest Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, American Investment Council President and CEO Drew Maloney issued the following statement regarding legislation proposed by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rep. Bill Pascrell…

AIC Files Letter in Support of Long-Standing Fiduciary Duty, Warns Against Unnecessary Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the American Investment Council (AIC) submitted a letter of comment to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warning against modifications suggested in a…
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New Report: Private Equity Invested $331 Billion in U.S. Businesses in 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council released its 2018 Q4 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $331 billion into U.S. businesses over the…

ICYMI: Local Coverage of New AIC Report

Last month, the American Investment Council (AIC) released a new report highlighting how private equity supports jobs and invests billions of dollars in the communities of new members of…

ICYMI: Wall Street Journal Editorial Urges State Pensions to Keep Private Equity Investments

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal highlighted the crucial role private equity investments play in securing the retirements of public servants nationwide, after…

AIC Adds Government Affairs and Communications Staff, Promotes Research Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) announced the addition of Brad Bailey, Michael Lukso, and Andrew Shult to its staff, and the promotion of Jamal Hagler. Bailey,…

ICYMI: News Coverage on New AIC Report

On Monday, the American Investment Council (AIC) released a new report highlighting how the private equity industry supports jobs and invests billions of dollars in the communities of all new members…

New AIC Report: Private Equity Invests & Supports Jobs in New Members’ States and Districts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released a new report highlighting how the private equity industry supports jobs and invests billions of dollars in the communities…

ICYMI: Public Pensions Turn to Private Assets in 2018

Public Pensions Turn to Private Assets in 2018 By Michael Katz Chief Investment Officer January 2, 2018 Public pension plans continued to increase allocations to…

Year in Review: Private Equity’s Positive Impact in 5 Cities Across America

The private equity industry employs millions of Americans and provides a secure retirement for schoolteachers, police officers and other pension holders. The American Investment…

Maloney, Palmer Op-ed in The Hill: “Private Equity is Investing Across Party Lines”

Today, The Hill published the following op-ed from Drew Maloney of the American Investment Council and Brett Palmer of the Small Business Investor…
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ICYMI: Private Equity Strengthens Public Pensions Across America

Public pension managers across our country choose private equity investment because it outperforms other asset classes and is a responsible way to diversify their portfolio. By delivering median…

AIC Files Volcker Comments

On Wednesday, October 17th, the American Investment Council submitted the letter of comment to officials at the Federal Reserve, CFTC, FDIC, OCC, and SEC regarding the Volcker Rule. Our letter…

ICYMI: Bloomberg Reports on Private Equity’s Strong Returns for College Endowments Across America

Private equity is helping to boost the returns of college endowments across the country – which helps these schools support students and educators. According to Bloomberg’s recent reporting on 2018…

Investment Impact: HMI Cardinal CEO Chris FitzGerald Discusses the Benefits of Private Equity Investment

There are over 4,700 private equity firms all over America, owning and building approximately 32,000 private…

New Report: Private Equity Outperforms Public Markets Across the Short and Long-Term

WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council’s Q1 2018 Performance Update shows that private equity returns surpassed public markets across the 1-, 3-, 5-, and 10-year horizon benchmarks….