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American Investment Council Releases New Video Highlighting Private Equity Investments in Small Businesses

In 2021 alone, 74% of private equity investments went to Small Businesses WASHINGTON, D.C. — In celebration of National Small Business Week (May 1-7), the American Investment Council…

ICYMI – WSJ: Gary Gensler’s SEC Regulation Raceway

Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an editorial criticizing U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler for limiting public comment periods on proposed rules to just 30…

New Video: Private Equity is Helping Personalize Health Care

Featuring Helix in San Diego, CA WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council released the second video in a series highlighting how private equity is investing in the life…

AIC Calls on the SEC to Withdraw “Unnecessary” Private Funds Rules

Bipartisan Opposition Continues to Grow WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released a letter the organization filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange…
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AIC Calls on the SEC to Withdraw “Unnecessary” Private Funds Rules

The American Investment Council (AIC) released a letter the organization filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) calling on the agency to withdraw its proposal to…

New AIC & PitchBook Report: Private Equity Investment in Clean Technology Rose to Over $27 Billion in 2021, Hitting Record High

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In celebration of Earth Day, the American Investment Council and PitchBook released a new report today highlighting how the private equity industry is expanding its clean…

ICYMI – Axios: Charted: Tracking PE’s climate dollars

Today, Axios covered a new report from the American Investment Council and PitchBook highlighting how the private equity industry is expanding its clean technology footprint….

New Video: How Private Equity Supports Clinical Trials – Featuring Headlands Research in Portland, Oregon

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Investment Council released the first video in a series that highlights how private equity is investing in the life sciences sector. AIC recently visited a…

ICYMI – Yale Insights Highlights Research Regarding Private Equity’s Role in Stabilizing Banks During the Financial Crisis

Yale Insights: Private Equity Investors Helped Stabilize Failed Banks During the Financial CrisisSong Ma, Assistant Professor of FinanceWritten by Roberta KwokMarch 21, 2022 EXCERPTS: The…

Axios: “Private equity firms invested nearly $70 billion in the life sciences and medical device industries last year”

Today, the American Investment Council released a new report that highlights how private equity is playing an increasingly important role investing in medical technologies that improve people’s…

Improving Medical Technologies: Private Equity’s Role Supporting Life Sciences

“Over the last 10 years, private equity has invested over $280 billion in medical technologies that improves people’s lives” WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Investment Council and…

ICYMI – Sen. Hagerty: “Capital Investment Begets Jobs. Jobs Create Economic Opportunity”

Punchbowl News Event Highlighted Private Equity’s Role in Supporting Small Businesses and Medical Technology The American Investment Council (AIC) recently hosted an event…

ICYMI – “The SEC’s Private Market Takeover”

The Wall Street Journal’s Editorial Board recently published an article highlighting how Securities and Exchange Commission Chair, Gary Gensler, is seeking to implement additional rules…

TUNE IN: AIC & Punchbowl News Host Event with Sen. Bill Hagerty Examining How Private Capital Supports Small Businesses

Speakers include Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), AIC President & CEO, Drew Maloney; and CEO of Headlands Research, Mark Blumling WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, March 17 at…

Celebrating Women in Private Equity

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today is International Women’s Day and the American Investment Council is highlighting women throughout the private equity industry. These women play a crucial role in…

The State of Private Equity: Investing in Over 5,200 Small Businesses Across America in 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In advance of President Biden’s State of the Union Address, the American Investment Council released a new report that shows how private equity invested over $1…