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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…

Don’t let partisan politics impede Texas’ economic recovery

September 24, 2021 | By Glenn Hamer Every year, small businesses create 1.5 million jobs and account for 64 percent of all new jobs in the U.S. They are the backbone of the American…

How One PE-Backed Company is Helping Children with Autism

ABS Kids, based in California, helps children with autism reach their fullest potential through Applied Behavior Analysis therapy. Partnering with private equity has allowed the company to bring…

Thanks to Private Equity, Pensions Across America Report Record-Breaking Returns

Throughout the summer, pension funds across the country reported on their returns for the fiscal year 2021. As Chief Investment Officer Magazine recently reported “private equity is consistently…

Carried interest proposal is a problem for NH

Measure in federal budget package poses a threat to private capital September 8, 2021 | By  Carl Amos Johnson Every year, thousands of service members transition from military to civilian…

ICYMI – New study shows tax increases on carried interest would reduce investment and cause job losses

Today, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business Professor Charles Swenson released a new study examining how a proposed 98 percent tax increase on carried interest capital gains…
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New Ernst & Young LLP (EY) Report Highlights Private Equity’s Role in the Economic Recovery

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The private equity industry and private equity backed companies directly employed more than 11.7 million workers in the United States in 2020 and generated $1.4 trillion of gross…

ICYMI // AIC President & CEO Drew Maloney Discusses Private Capital’s Critical Role in Developing COVID-19 Vaccines

Recently, Real Clear Markets published an op-ed from American Investment Council President & CEO Drew Maloney discussing how private capital played a critical role in the development and…

ICYMI // Media Coverage of New AIC & NABTU Partnership

Last week, North America’s Building Trades Unions and the American Investment Council announced a first of its kind, broad partnership to accelerate the creation of good union jobs, encourage…

North America’s Building Trades Unions and American Investment Council Announce New Labor-Management Partnership 

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — North America’s Building Trades Unions and the American Investment Council today announced a first of…

ICYMI – Private Equity-Backed Businesses are Providing Virtual Resources for Parents and Educators as America Goes Back to School

  Earlier this week, the American Investment Council highlighted how private equity-backed businesses are helping to make school safer and more accessible for students,…