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Debt Portability Can Deliver a Better Exit (Latham & Watkins LLP)

By Dennis Lamont, Partner and Howard Sobel, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP Debt financing documents typically contain a change of control feature that triggers an event of default, or requires a…

2018 AIC Public Pension Study: Private Equity Delivers Highest Returns for Public Pension Funds

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2018 Public Pension Study, which analyzes investment returns by 163 U.S. public pension funds and highlights how private…

Private Equity Investment Volume Doubles from 2017

WASHINGTON – US private equity investment volume increased to $57 billion in the first quarter of 2018, a staggering 159 percent increase from the first quarter of 2017, according to the American…

New Mountain Capital’s Steve Klinsky Elected Chairman of the American Investment Council

WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council (AIC) announced today the election of Steve Klinsky as Chairman of the AIC’s Board of Directors. Since 1999, Klinsky has been Founder and Chief…

Private Equity Across America: Louisville

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

Mehlman Expresses Appreciation for Sommers’ Strong Leadership at the AIC

Washington, D.C. – Today, American Investment Council (AIC) board member Ken Mehlman released the following statement of appreciation for Mike Sommers’ service as AIC President and CEO. Sommers…

ICYMI: Yale University’s Annual Endowment Report Strengthens Support for Private Equity

Yale Endowment Update 2017: “The alternatives of absolute return, private equity, venture capital, natural resources, and real estate provide not only diversification benefits, but also abundant…

Private Equity Across America: San Antonio

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

Private Equity Continues Positive Annualized Returns For Long-Term Investors

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its new 2017 Q3 Performance Update Report that showed private equity funds continue to outperform public markets over the long…

Key Imperatives For PE From The Global PE Watch 2018 (EY)

The views reflected in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Investment Council. By: Herb Engert, EY Global Private Equity Leader It’s…

American Investment Council Welcomes President Trump’s New Infrastructure Plan

Private Equity Industry Ready to Invest In New Projects that Create Jobs and Improve Communities Across America WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, American Investment Council President and CEO Mike Sommers…

Latest “AIC Insights” Webcast Illuminates The Deal Making Process

The Carlyle Group Managing Director Martin Sumner Describes the Process and Environment for Industrial Deals WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council (AIC) released a new “AIC Insights”…

The American Investment Council Welcomes New Board of Directors Members

WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council announced today new and returning members to its Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 session. The board will gain three new members to join seven…

Private Equity Fundraising Hits Highest Level Since 2008

U.S Private Fundraising Has Grown 30 Percent In The Last Eight Years WASHINGTON – Fundraising by the private equity industry rose to $231 billion in 2017, a 14 percent increase from 2016,…

American Investment Council Adds Emily Schillinger as Vice President of Public Affairs

WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council (AIC) has named Emily Schillinger as Vice President of Public Affairs for the association. Schillinger most recently served as Communications Director…

Video Case Study: Private Equity Partnership Revolutionizes The Steel Industry

TPG Growth Partnered with Big River Steel to Create a State-of-the-Art Steel Mill WASHINGTON – The American Investment Council released a new video case study today on the successful partnerships…

A Smaller Public Market Creates More Opportunity For Private Investment

In the past, going public was the sign of a successful company. Completing an initial public offering (IPO) signaled stability and growth potential. Today, this conventional wisdom seems out of date….

Report Highlights Private Equity’s Strong Long-Term Returns For Investors

Private Equity Continues To Outperform Traditional Equity Markets Over A 10-Year Horizon WASHINGTON – Private equity continues to deliver outstanding long-term value to investors and retirees,…

Video Case Study: Private Equity and Gender Diversity

Susan Long McAndrews of Pantheon Describes The Industry Push for Gender Parity WASHINGTON, DC – The American Investment Council’s latest video case study spotlights efforts throughout the…
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Healthcare Sector Attracts Significant Private Equity Investment In Q3

B2C, B2B, And Information Technology All Received Higher Investment In Q3 2017  WASHINGTON – Private equity investment in healthcare more than doubled during the third quarter of 2017, rising to…