Why Airlines Are Flying High

February 04, 2015

This piece was originally published in the Wall Street Journal on February 4, 2015. By Rick Schifter Over the past …

Private Equity Investment in Gardner Denver Goes Beyond Operations; Protects Community

January 23, 2015

To learn more about this project and what it means to the community of Quincy, IL, watch the PE at …

Study: Private Equity Decision Makers Bullish on Economy; See Promise in Technology Sector

December 03, 2014

According to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council’s latest Private Equity Decision Makers Survey, 75 percent of decision makers responsible …

New Report Reveals Top 10 Pension Funds by Private Equity Returns and Investments

October 15, 2014

The Private Equity Growth Capital Council released its annual ranking of large public pension funds today, revealing which pensions generated the highest …

Blackstone Orchestrates “The Best Leveraged Buyout Ever”

September 16, 2014

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

New State and Congressional District Rankings for Private Equity Investment Released

June 24, 2014

Judge: “The data shows that private equity investment cannot be underestimated as a positive economic force …

Private Equity Invests in Community Safety

March 12, 2014

A new video by the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC) showcases how Florida-based Emergency Communications Network (ECN) was able …

The Des Moines Register: “Iowa-based private equity firms save Osceola steel plant”

November 25, 2013

In a Sunday piece, the Des Moines Register told the story of a struggling Osceola, Iowa-based steel plant, forced to …

How Does Private Equity Impact Your Everyday Life?

November 14, 2013

The folks over at The Wall Street Journal’s MoneyBeat blog are putting to the test what we’ve known for years: …

CFO Magazine: How Private Equity is Driving Value

August 07, 2013

A recent article in CFO Magazine reports on a new EY study showing that “strategic and operational improvements” account for …