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Carried Interest

PEGCC Statement on President’s Budget Proposal to Raise Carried Interest Tax Rate

WASHINGTON –Today, Steve Judge, President and CEO of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council made the following statement in response to the president’s budget proposal to raise taxes on…

Dodd-Frank Update: PEGCC Files Comment Letter on the Volcker Rule

Dodd-Frank Update: PEGCC Files Comment Letter on the Volcker Rule PEGCC’s Judge: “Private equity firms do not pose systemic risk and whatever limitations the Volcker Rule may place on those who…
Carried Interest

PEGCC CEO Steve Judge in Letter to PEI: Carried Interest is not Ordinary Income

Carried interest is not ordinary income Raising taxes on carried interest is contrary to the American ideal of incentivising entrepreneurship and risk-taking, writes Steve Judge. Mitt Romney’s…

Former Assistant Treasury Secretary Talks About Private Equity

This week, Yahoo! Breakout spoke with Emil Henry, former Assistant Treasury Secretary of Financial Institutions and founder of the private equity firm Tiger Infrastructure. Henry explained to host…

Texas Pension Fund Manager Talks about PE

Earlier this week, Steven LeBlanc, senior managing director of private markets at Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), appeared on Bloomberg to discuss the important role private equity plays in…

PEGCC Launches “Private Equity At Work”

Private Equity Growth Capital Council Launches New Education Campaign “Private Equity at Work” to spotlight PE investments driving growth and creating jobs in communities across the…

WSJ: My Experience as a Private-Equity CEO

My Experience as a Private-Equity CEO By Armand F. Lauzon Jr. In the past 10 years, I’ve been the CEO of three companies owned by the Carlyle Group, a major private-equity firm. I’ve watched…

Research Shows PE creates Value

On January 27, The New York Times’ DealBook blog published a piece by PEGCC’s Bronwyn Bailey that argues the body of research on private equity allows one to draw a definitive conclusion about…

PEGCC in USA Today: ‘The ultimate risk-reward model’

In an op-ed appearing in USA Today, PEGCC President and CEO Steve Judge argued that “private equity investment epitomizes the entrepreneurial spirit that fuels America’s economy.” Judge’s…

Welcome to Private Equity at Work.

A new initiative aimed at educating you about the value of private equity. There are a lot of misperceptions about our industry and this website is designed to dispel the myths by providing accurate…
Case Studies

Project Service LLC: An Innovative Public-Private Partnership

A landmark public-private partnership provides improvements to Connecticut’s public infrastructure, puts in place environmental innovations and creates jobs across the state. About Project Service…
Pensions

Steven LeBlanc of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas Talks about PE

Yesterday on Bloomberg, Steven LeBlanc, senior managing director of private markets at Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), discussed the role of private equity in the fund’s strategy. …

PEGCC Names Steve Judge President and CEO

Private Equity Growth Capital Council Names Steve Judge President and CEO Judge: “Our goal is to engage policymakers, the media, and the public in a national dialogue about how private equity…

PEGCC’s Bronwyn Bailey in NY Times DealBook: Private Equity Creates Value

Another View: Private Equity Creates Value Bronwyn Bailey, Ph.D. is the vice president of research at the Private Equity Growth Capital Council. A recent Deal Professor column by Steven M….

WSJ: Public Pensions Increase Private-Equity Investments

Public Pensions Increase Private-Equity Investments By MICHAEL CORKERY Large public pension plans are pouring more money into private-equity funds, deepening ties between government workers and…
Case Studies

Universal SmartComp: Tripling in Size

Based in Washington, PA, Universal SmartComp is a nationwide physical medicine network solution in the workers’ compensation industry. Since partnering with private equity in 2008, Universal…

PEGCC response to calls for a Carried Interest tax hike

WASHINGTON – Steve Judge, the Interim President and CEO of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council offered the following statement in response to calls for a carried interest tax…

New Mountain Capital CEO Talks About Private Equity

Steve Klinsky, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of New Mountain Capital spoke with David Snow of Privcap about private equity.  Watch the full interview here.      

Riverside’s Hendrickson wins PEI Leadership Award

Riverside’s Hendrickson wins PEI award By Nicholas Donato Private Equity International Pam Hendrickson receives PEI’s Leadership Award for her work as an industry advocate in Washington DC and…