Medium Post: Private Equity’s Public Mission, New Practices Have Taken Center Stage


By many measures, the private equity industry has evolved in the last decade. In particular, the industry has placed a focus on improved diversity, consistent transparency, and growth-oriented partnerships that align stakeholder interests.

Today, private equity firms are more than just a source of private capital and management expertise. PE firms are rewriting the playbook of traditional value creation with innovative approaches that help to drive investment and boost employment. In 2015 alone, the industry invested over $600 billion, supporting close to 5 million jobs across the country.  Importantly, PE focuses on the long-term, and their portfolio companies are not beholden to quarterly earning numbers.

Please read the full story here on the AIC Medium Page.