Strengthening Companies Is the Cornerstone of the Private Equity Model

Private equity firms invest in promising companies poised for growth and struggling companies in need of repair. By making operational improvements and implementing strategic growth strategies, PE builds stronger companies that are better able to compete in the global marketplace – for the long-term.

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What is Carried Interest?

Private equity is an important driver of economic growth in the US with firms investing hundreds of billions of dollars into the U.S. economy each year. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about the industry. Click to watch a short whiteboard video about a commonly misunderstood aspect of private equity: carried interest.

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Private Equity in Your State

Private equity plays an important role in states across the country. Whether it is a state’s public pension that achieves higher returns for fire fighters, teachers and others, or companies that are strengthened by an infusion of capital and management expertise, the benefits of private equity investment impact communities throughout the U.S. economy.

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Blackstone Orchestrates “The Best Leveraged Buyout Ever”

In a recent issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, contributing editor William Cohan recounts how The Blackstone Group executed one of the …

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New Analysis: Pension Investment in Private Equity Continues to Outperform All Other Asset Classes

A new study by the Private Equity Growth Capital Council reveals which public pension funds invested the most in private equity, as well as those that produced the highest rate of return on their private equity portfolios. View the infographic, interactive map and full report by clicking on the links.

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