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New AIC Report: Private Equity Invests & Supports Jobs in New Members’ States and Districts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, 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…

ICYMI: Public Pensions Turn to Private Assets in 2018

Public Pensions Turn to Private Assets in 2018 By Michael Katz Chief Investment Officer January 2, 2018 Public pension plans continued to increase allocations to…

Year in Review: Private Equity’s Positive Impact in 5 Cities Across America

The private equity industry employs millions of Americans and provides a secure retirement for schoolteachers, police officers and other pension holders. The American Investment…

Maloney, Palmer Op-ed in The Hill: “Private Equity is Investing Across Party Lines”

Today, The Hill published the following op-ed from Drew Maloney of the American Investment Council and Brett Palmer of the Small Business Investor…
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ICYMI: Private Equity Strengthens Public Pensions Across America

Public pension managers across our country choose private equity investment because it outperforms other asset classes and is a responsible way to diversify their portfolio. By delivering median…

AIC Files Volcker Comments

On Wednesday, October 17th, the American Investment Council submitted the letter of comment to officials at the Federal Reserve, CFTC, FDIC, OCC, and SEC regarding the Volcker Rule. Our letter…

ICYMI: Bloomberg Reports on Private Equity’s Strong Returns for College Endowments Across America

Private equity is helping to boost the returns of college endowments across the country – which helps these schools support students and educators. According to Bloomberg’s recent reporting on 2018…

Investment Impact: HMI Cardinal CEO Chris FitzGerald Discusses the Benefits of Private Equity Investment

There are over 4,700 private equity firms all over America, owning and building approximately 32,000 private…

New Report: Private Equity Outperforms Public Markets Across the Short and Long-Term

WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council’s Q1 2018 Performance Update shows that private equity returns surpassed public markets across the 1-, 3-, 5-, and 10-year horizon benchmarks….

Private Equity Across America: Denver

The private equity industry employs millions of Americans and provides a secure retirement for schoolteachers, police officers, and other pension holders. The American Investment Council is now…

How I Built This… with help from Private Equity Investment (Part 3)

National Public Radio’s (NPR) popular How I Built This podcast series highlights nearly a hundred entrepreneurs and business owners who have transformed an innovative idea into a successful…

New Report: Private Equity Invested $99 Billion in U.S. Businesses in First Half of 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2018 Q2 Industry Investment Report that shows private equity invested $99 billion into U.S. businesses in the first half of…

How I Built This… with help from Private Equity Investment (Part 2)

National Public Radio’s (NPR) popular How I Built This podcast series highlights nearly a hundred entrepreneurs and business owners who have transformed an innovative idea into a successful…

Private Equity Holds Record Levels of Dry Powder

WASHINGTON – The U.S. private equity industry has amassed $353 billion of dry powder as of December 2017, according to the American Investment Council’s (AIC) 2018 Q2 Private Equity Trends…

How I Built This… with help from Private Equity Investment

National Public Radio’s (NPR) popular How I Built This podcast series highlights nearly a hundred entrepreneurs and business owners who have transformed an innovative idea into a successful…

ICYMI: AIC Letter to the Editor of the Financial Times

On July 22nd, the Financial Times ran the following letter to the editor from Emily Schillinger of the American Investment Council. The letter responds to a previous FT article…

Private Equity Across America: Philadelphia

The private equity industry employs millions of Americans and provides a secure retirement for schoolteachers, police officers, and other pension holders. The American Investment Council is now…

Private Equity Investments Outperform Markets Over the Long Term

WASHINGTON – Private equity returns once again outperformed public markets over the long term, net of fees, according to the latest quarterly Performance Update from the American Investment Council…

The American Investment Council Announces Drew Maloney as President and CEO

  WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council (AIC) has named Drew Maloney as the association’s new president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Maloney joins the AIC from the…

Investment Impact: Wrench Group CEO Explains How Private Equity Investment Creates Jobs, Strengthens Businesses

There are over 4,700 private equity firms all over America, owning and building approximately over 30,000 private companies. Recently, the Wrench Group…