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Private Equity’s Strong Performance Helps Pension Funds Across America Reach Investment Goals

As public pension funds continue to report their returns for calendar year 2021, one clear trend stands out — private equity continues to be a top-performing asset class. Private equity delivered…

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)…

More Than 1 out of 3 Union Station Businesses Backed by Private Equity

Today, the American Investment Council released a new video highlighting private equity investment at one of Washington, D.C.’s most recognizable…

ICYMI – Hendrickson op-ed: Why I’m proud to tell the private equity story

Crain’s Cleveland Business recently published the following op-ed by incoming American Investment Council Board Chair Pam Hendrickson regarding her new role and the private equity industry’s…

ICYMI – In Wall Street Journal interview, Pam Hendrickson discusses her vision as new AIC Board Chair

Today, the American Investment Council announced Pam Hendrickson was elected as the new Chair of the AIC’s Board of Directors. As Vice Chair of The Riverside Company, Hendrickson has spent her…

Pam Hendrickson of Riverside Elected Chair of the American Investment Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Investment Council announced today the election of Pam Hendrickson as Chair of AIC’s Board of…

Top Research Papers Examining Trends in Private Capital Markets from 2021

The American Investment Council released its top research papers published in 2021 examining important trends in private capital markets. The report surveys research in key areas including: how…

Debevoise & Plimpton: Renewable Energy Investments – International Protections to Mitigate Risks

By Samantha J. Rowe, Merryl Lawry-White, Alma M. Mozetič I. Introduction The 193 parties to the Paris Agreement have committed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius, preferably to…

Member Spotlight: Q&A with HCI Equity Partners

Tell us about HCI Equity Partners HCI is a lower middle market private equity firm focused on partnering with family and founder owned businesses in the defense, distribution, manufacturing and…

ICYMI – Maloney highlights Private Equity and Small Business Saturday in the Colorado Springs Gazette

This week, the Colorado Springs Gazette published the following op-ed from American Investment Council (AIC) President & CEO Drew Maloney regarding how private equity investments have…

Private Equity on Pace to Invest Over $1 Trillion in U.S. Economy in 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the first time in history, private equity is on track to invest more than $1 trillion in American businesses over the course of a single calendar year, according to the…

ICYMI – MarketWatch: “Investing in Private Equity Could Boost Retirement Savings Accounts”

This week, MarketWatch published an article highlighting a recent Urban Institute study that showed, on average, the addition of private equity investments to 401 (K) retirement plans produced higher…

Massumi + Consoli LLP: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

The Federal Income Tax Impact of 2017 TCJA, 2020 CARES Act and “Build Back Better” Proposals on Middle Market Private Equity M&A Transactions Ten months into Joe Biden’s presidency,…

ICYMI: Private Equity’s Positive Impact Highlighted at Senate Banking Committee

Recently, the Senate Banking Committee Subcommittee on Economic Policy held a hearing examining the impact of private equity investments in the American economy. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) and…

The Warren Bill will Destroy Jobs, Hurt Small Businesses, Threaten Retirements

Today, American Investment Council President and CEO Drew Maloney released the following statement regarding Senator Elizabeth Warren’s anti-private equity legislation that would destroy…

Carried Interest is a Win Win

OCTOBER 16, 2021 | Compiled by Milwaukee Courier Staff Venture capital and private equity have made significant leaps forward to advance diversity and expand equity. Yet as our industries strive…

ICYMI – Punchbowl News Event with Sen. Tom Carper Highlights Private Equity Investments in Renewable Energy

Last week, the American Investment Council hosted the second of a two-part series with Punchbowl News examining how private capital is investing in businesses and supporting sectors across the U.S….

Did You Know? Private Equity Funded Half of all Private Renewable Investments in America in 2020

Tomorrow, the American Investment Council is hosting a virtual event with Punchbowl News to highlight private equity’s growing role in investing in renewable energy projects across…

ICYMI: Minority-Owned Businesses and Advocates Express Strong Opposition to Carried Interest Provisions in Ways & Means Committee Tax Bill

A group of minority-owned businesses and advocates are expressing their strong opposition to the carried interest provisions included in the Ways & Means Committee tax bill in…

TUNE IN: AIC & Punchbowl News Host Event on Private Capital Investment in Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, October 6 at 2:30 PM ET, the American Investment Council will host a virtual conversation with Punchbowl News on the role private capital is playing to spur…