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Private Equity-Backed Companies Working Towards A Safer School Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Private equity-backed companies are helping to make school safer and more accessible for students, parents, and teachers this year. In communities across the country,…

AIC & ACG Announce New Partnership to Promote the Benefits of Private Equity

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) announced a new strategic partnership to promote the private equity industry. Both…

New Video: Hill TV’s Investing in America Interview Series – Signify Health CEO Kyle Armbrester

Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released the fourth and final video in a new series of…
Pensions

What They Are Saying: Private Equity Delivers Robust Returns for Public Pension Beneficiaries

Earlier this week, the American Investment Council released its annual Public Pension Study, which examines the investments and returns of America’s largest public pension…

ICYMI: Policymakers, Business Leaders, and Economists Discuss How Private Equity Supports Jobs, Businesses and Retirees Across America

Washington D.C. – Yesterday, the American Investment Council sponsored a live virtual panel hosted by the Hill newspaper featuring policymakers, business leaders, and economists…
Pensions

New AIC Study: Private Equity Strengthens Retirement for Teachers, Firefighters and Other Public Servants

Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its annual Public Pension Study, which examines the investments and returns of America’s largest public pension funds….

New Video: Hill TV’s Investing in America Interview Series – Riverside Company COO and Vice Chairman Pam Hendrickson

Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released the third video in a new series of interviews conducted by Hill TV examining how private equity investments are supporting…

New Video: Hill TV’s Investing in America Interview Series – New Mountain Capital Founder & CEO Steve Klinsky

                    Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released the second video in a…

Private Equity is Investing in Communities of All Shapes and Sizes

Washington, D.C. – According to a new American Investment Council Report, private equity firms provided new capital last year to a broad range of industries in every state and Congressional district…

New Video: Hill TV’s Investing in America Interview Series – AIC President & CEO Drew Maloney

Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released the first video in a new series of interviews conducted by Hill TV examining how private equity investments are supporting…

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…
Research

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…