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ICYMI: Chamber of Commerce Joins Pushback Against Warren’s Private-Equity Plan

Yesterday,  the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a report showing that Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) Stop Wall Street Looting Act would have grave economic consequences…

ICYMI: Popeyes chicken sandwich is back – another reason to thank private equity

Today, Fox Business published the following op-ed from AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney highlighting the crucial role private equity played in helping Popeyes create their famous chicken…

On Bloomberg Radio, AIC’s Maloney Highlights Private Equity’s Positive Role In Growing America’s Economy

After EY and the American Investment Council (AIC) released a new report demonstrating the significant and positive role America’s private equity industry plays in growing our economy, AIC’s…

Iowa Businesses Thrive After Partnering with Private Equity

Des Moines, IA – Private equity plays a vital role in strengthening the economy in Iowa and across the United States. Every day in communities across this state, local businesses partner with…

What They Are Saying: New EY Report Reveals Private Equity’s Significant & Positive Economic Impact

A new report released yesterday by EY and the American Investment Council (AIC) demonstrates the significant and positive role America’s private equity industry plays in growing our economy and…

ICYMI: Private equity is a driving force for economic opportunity

Private equity is a driving force for economic opportunity Roll Call By Drew Maloney, AIC President and CEO October 21, 2019 Ambitious new programs are central to every presidential campaign,…

New EY Report Shows Private Equity’s Positive Impact on U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The private equity industry supports more than 26 million US jobs and approximately 5% of U.S. GDP, according to a new report by EY and the American…

Private Equity Supports Ohio

Westerville, OH - The private equity industry employs millions of Americans and provides a secure retirement for first responders, schoolteachers and dedicated public servants in all 50…

ICYMI: Study affirms the key role private equity plays in creating jobs and increasing productivity

Study affirms the key role private equity plays in creating jobs and increasing productivity The Financial Times  By Drew Maloney, AIC President and CEO October 15, 2019 Javier Espinoza, in…

New Report: Private Equity Invested $120 Billion In U.S. Businesses In H1 Of 2019

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2019 Q2 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $120 billion into…

Support a Stronger Florida Economy: Support Private Equity

 The private equity industry employs millions of Americans and provides a secure retirement for first-responders, schoolteachers and dedicated public servants in all 50 states. The American…

ICYMI – Forbes: Hiking the Tax on Carried Interest Capital Gains is a Lose, Lose, Lose

Today, Fox Business published an op-ed penned by Steve Forbes urging Congress to reject legislation introduced last month that would punish investment by changing the treatment of…

Study: Raising carried-interest capital-gains tax would devastate New York’s economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Dr. Charles Swenson of the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business released a study analyzing the economic effects of a proposal to increase the…
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AIC Issues Statement on Recently Introduced Carried Interest Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, American Investment Council President and CEO Drew Maloney issued the following statement regarding legislation proposed by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rep. Bill Pascrell…

AIC Files Letter in Support of Long-Standing Fiduciary Duty, Warns Against Unnecessary Changes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the American Investment Council (AIC) submitted a letter of comment to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warning against modifications suggested in a…
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New Report: Private Equity Invested $331 Billion in U.S. Businesses in 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council released its 2018 Q4 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $331 billion into U.S. businesses over the…

ICYMI: Local Coverage of New AIC Report

Last month, the American Investment Council (AIC) released a new report highlighting how private equity supports jobs and invests billions of dollars in the communities of new members of…

ICYMI: Wall Street Journal Editorial Urges State Pensions to Keep Private Equity Investments

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal highlighted the crucial role private equity investments play in securing the retirements of public servants nationwide, after…

AIC Adds Government Affairs and Communications Staff, Promotes Research Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) announced the addition of Brad Bailey, Michael Lukso, and Andrew Shult to its staff, and the promotion of Jamal Hagler. Bailey,…

ICYMI: News Coverage on New AIC Report

On Monday, the American Investment Council (AIC) released a new report highlighting how the private equity industry supports jobs and invests billions of dollars in the communities of all new members…