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ICYMI // WSJ: Populists Don’t Know Much About Private Equity

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal published the following op-ed from University of Chicago law professor M. Todd Henderson and University of Chicago entrepreneurship and finance…
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AIC Announces Top States and Districts by Private Equity Investment

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COVID-19 & The Economy: Mergers & Acquisitions

                  Private capital has always been a critical source of investment for American businesses, both large and…

What They Are Saying: Expanding Access to Private Equity Will Strengthen Retirement Security for Millions of Americans

Recently, the Department of Labor issued guidance allowing private equity investments to be offered to employer-sponsored retirement plans that invest in multiple asset classes. Government officials,…

COVID-19 & The Economy: Investment Capital

Private equity is playing an important part in helping the American economy get back on track after COVID-19 forced businesses to close across the country. In Q1 of 2020, private equity invested $64…

New Report: Private Equity Invested $64 Billion In More Than 1,000 American Businesses in Q1 2020

Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2020 Q1 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $64 billion(1) in more than 1,000 American…

COVID-19 & The Economy: Retail

Americans rely on the retail industry every day to buy groceries, clothes, and other items in order to provide for their families. Retail is and always will be a crucial sector of the…

What They Are Saying: “Pandemic Anti-Monopoly Act” Would Harm the Economy and Cost Jobs

Earlier this month, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) proposed a ban on mergers and acquisitions that would hurt the very businesses and workers they claim…

ICYMI // Bloomberg: A Misguided Assault on Mergers

Today, Bloomberg published the following editorial discussing how Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed legislation targeting private equity would harm…

New Report: Private Equity Invested $309 Billion in 4,788 American Businesses in 2019

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…

ICYMI // Maloney Highlights the Benefits of Private Credit in Institutional Investor

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…

New Video: Private Equity “Has Helped Happy Joe’s Grow” In Iowa

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…

AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney Appointed to District of Columbia’s Financial Services Regulatory Sandbox and Innovation Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — American Investment Council President and CEO Drew Maloney has been appointed by Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to serve on the Financial Services Regulatory Sandbox and…

Private Equity Supports California

Private equity-backed businesses employ millions of Americans and bolster the retirement of public servants across the country, including fire fighters, teachers, police officers, and first…

ICYMI // WSJ: Warren Would Destroy Private Equity – at Everyone’s Expense

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal published the following op-ed from Andy Puzder, the former CEO of CKE Restaurants, discussing how Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed legislation targeting…

ICYMI: Bipartisan Members of the House Financial Services Committee Stress the Importance of Private Equity

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing, “Examining the Practices of Private Funds,” which revealed that many members on both sides of the aisle value the important role…

ICYMI: Union Partnerships With Private Equity Create Jobs & Strengthen Retirements

Today, RealClear Policy published the following op-ed co-written by AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney and North America’s Building Trades Union President Sean McGarvey discussing how organized…

AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney’s opening remarks before the House Financial Services Committee

Today,  AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney will testify before the House Financial Services Committee discussing private equity’s positive role in supporting jobs, investing in…

Private Equity Supports Georgia

Private equity-backed businesses employ millions of Americans and bolster the retirement of public servants across the country, including fire fighters, teachers, police officers, and first…

New AIC Video Highlights Private Equity’s Role in Strengthening Retirements for Millions of Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the heels of a new report by EY outlining how the private equity industry now supports more than 26 million US jobs and roughly 5% of US GDP, the American Investment Council…