WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) released its 2019 Q4 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $309 billion(1) in 4,788 businesses across all regions of the country. The median investment in each private equity-backed business was $58.9 million. The top three sectors receiving the most private equity investment in 2019 […]

The private equity fundraising market remains robust and competitive. Notably, the current fundraising environment is facing growing pressure from limited partners (“LPs”) and regulators at home and abroad, each lobbying to impose more restrictive terms and regulations on general partners (“GPs”). Private equity economics, taxation, transparency and leverage practices are topics that are likely to […]

As the 2020 presidential election unfolds, the AIC is highlighting private equity’s positive economic impact in early primary and caucus states. With voters in Texas and 13 other states going to the polls on Super Tuesday, a new American Investment Council video series highlights successful private equity partnerships in the Lone Star State. Private equity […]