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 Investment Council’s (AIC) 2018 Q1 Private Equity Trends report, released today. “The dramatic increase in private equity investment this past year shows that our industry continues to […]

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 Executive Officer of New Mountain Capital, a growth-oriented private equity firm that currently manages more than $20 billion of assets. Klinsky was a pioneer in […]

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 Council will continue to highlight specific cities that benefit directly from private equity investment. With the Kentucky Derby this weekend, our spotlight is now on Louisville: