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Private Equity is Smaller Than You Think 

New AIC Video Highlights How Private Equity Supports Small Businesses Across America, Including Wellness Pet Company  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Investment Council is…

AIC Nationwide Press Tour: Private Equity Supports Small Businesses & Local Jobs 

Media Coverage from Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington State, and Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C….

New Report on Top States & Districts with Private Equity Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council released its annual Top States & Districts report, which ranks the country’s top twenty states and Congressional…

ICYMI: Cliffwater Report Confirms Private Equity Overperforms for Public Pension Funds

“Private equity has consistently been one of the strongest performing asset classes within state pension portfolios” A recent report published by alternative investment adviser and fund…

New Ad: Private Equity Invests in States and Districts of All New Members of Congress

New print ad in POLITICO highlights how private equity supports small businesses and directly employs workers in new members’ local communities Washington, D.C. – Today,…

New Ad: Private Equity Supports the States and Districts of All New Members of Congress

New print ad in POLITICO and video highlights how private equity supports small businesses and directly employs workers in new members’ local communities. Washington, D.C. – Today,…

New Video: Human Resource Professionals Highlight How Private Equity Benefits Employees

Private Equity Investments Fuel Enhanced 401(k) Programs, Parental Leave Policies, and Expanded Healthcare Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C….

AIC Speaks Out at FTC Forum on Proposed Rule to Ban Noncompete Restrictions

Goshorn Jurata: “The broad drafting of the proposed rule will harm competition by reducing incentives for long-term investment in developing businesses.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today,…

State of the Union: Private Equity is Building Better Businesses Across America

New Pitchbook Report Shows “Buy and Build” Drives Competition, Reduces Cost for Consumers WASHINGTON, D.C. –  In advance of President Biden’s State of the Union Address,…

Private Equity Supports Small Businesses and Directly Employs Workers in the States and Districts of All New Members of Congress

New print ad in POLITICO highlights private equity investment in new members’ local communities Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC)…

New Report: Private Equity Invested $1 Trillion To Support And Modernize Popular Consumer Brands

Private equity has supported popular brands including Buffalo Wild Wings, Sonic, Red Lobster, Dutch Bros, Supergoop! and Wella Company. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American…

Top Research Papers Examining Trends In Private Capital Markets From 2022

WASHINGTON D.C. – The American Investment Council released its top research papers examining important trends in private capital markets published in 2022. The report surveys research in…

ICYMI – “The Pandemic Boosted the Case for PE”

Private equity-backed companies significantly outperformed their unsponsored peers during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, according to new academic…

AIC Launches New Video for Small Business Saturday

Over 74% of Private Equity Investment Went to Small Businesses WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council launched a new video…

New AIC Report: Private Equity Investment in U.S. Infrastructure Surged to a Record $45 Billion in 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC), the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), and PitchBook released a…

New Website Highlights How Private Equity Helps Diversify Pensions & Strengthens Retirement for Millions of Public Servants

Today, the American Investment Council launched a new website highlighting private equity’s key role in strengthening the retirements of millions of public workers across America. As…

Private Equity Invests in every Congressional Black Caucus Members’ District

Rep. Meeks (D-NY): “[Private equity] means development. It means progress. It means opportunities.” The American Investment Council (AIC) and the National…

New PitchBook Report: Private Equity Breathes New Life into Under-Resourced Companies Across America

In 2021, private equity invested $119 billion to help nearly 600 “unloved companies” stand on their own, grow, and succeed WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC)…

Punchbowl Event: Sen. John Thune (R-SD) & Small Business Leader Praise Private Equity

Thune: “In the middle of the country, there are lots of businesses that are benefitting from [private equity].” WASHINGTON, D.C. –…

ICYMI – WSJ Highlights how Private Equity Helps Family Businesses

Private equity firms play substantial role in adding value to family businesses as they pass from one generation to the next. This week, the Wall Street Journal published…