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December 2015

US PE/VC Benchmark Commentary

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US private equity and venture capital funds produced healthy results during second quarter 2015, outpacing the S&P 500, the Russell 2000® small-cap, and the Nasdaq Composite indexes. Second quarter’s 3.8% return for the Cambridge Associates LLC US Private Equity Index® marked the benchmark’s 12th straight positive quarter, while the 6.7% return for the Cambridge Associates LLC US Venture Capital Index® represented that benchmark’s 15th consecutive positive quarter.