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I.               State of the Market Private equity sponsors are playing an increasingly important role as managers of insurance company assets, which has implications for both the insurance M&A market and the private equity fund investment space. The reason for this development can be traced to the insurance company business model, in which premiums are received […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the American Investment Council (AIC) submitted a letter of comment to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warning against modifications suggested in a letter submitted to the SEC earlier this month by the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA). ILPA proposed unnecessary changes to the longstanding robust regulatory framework private equity fund […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council released its 2018 Q4 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $331 billion into U.S. businesses over the course of 2018. This represents a $26 billion increase from 2017, when private equity invested a total of $305 billion in the American economy. The top three sectors […]