From April 14-16th, the American Investment Council is sponsoring the Hill Newspaper’s “Sustainability Imperative” virtual summit that includes multiple tracks of programming featuring fireside chats with policy leaders and practitioners in the sustainability ecosystem. Participants include Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA), White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Sen. […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Investment Council and PitchBook today released a new report, “The Renewables Revolution,” detailing how the private equity industry is expanding its clean energy footprint. The report includes data showing that private equity investment in renewable energy surged to $23.7 billion in 2020, up from roughly $5 billion in 2019. The […]

Private equity uses significantly less leverage today than 15 years ago. Average loan-to-value on new private equity investments was 53 percent in 2020, down from 68 percent in 2005. This decline in debt financing undercuts some mischaracterizations about how the industry uses borrowed capital.                   Importantly, private […]