Benchmarks

Preliminary Index Returns 2017 Q2

Access our preliminary returns for U.S. Venture Capital, U.S. Private Equity, Global ex U.S. Developed Markets and Emerging Markets Private Equity & Venture Capital, Global Buyout, Growth Equity, and Real Estate benchmarks.

Global ex US PE / VC Benchmark Commentary: Fourth Quarter 2016

In USD terms, the Cambridge Associates LLC benchmark indexes for global ex US developed and emerging markets private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) produced nearly identical results in fourth quarter 2016 (0.9% and 0.8%, respectively), but for the year the developed markets index earned a significantly better return (11.7% versus 4.6%).

Clean Tech Company Performance Statistics 2017 Q1

Our Clean Tech Company Performance Statistics report evaluates the gross company-level performance of approximately 1,500 investments in more than 800 clean tech companies. These are updated on a quarterly basis, so we invite you to sign up to receive them in your inbox. 2017 Q1 Clean Tech Index Fact Sheet

Private Equity and Venture Capital Impact Investing Benchmark Statistics 2017 Q1

Cambridge Associates and the Global Impact Investing Network have collaborated to create the Private Equity and Venture Capital Impact Investing Benchmark. These benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from 71 funds, including fully liquidated partnerships, formed between 1998 and 2014 and invested with the intent to create positive social impacts. This report gives you […]

US PE/VC Benchmark Commentary: Fourth Quarter 2016

Calendar year 2016 results for the Cambridge Associates LLC benchmark indexes for US private equity and US venture capital dramatically diverged: the private equity index had its best year since 2013 and the venture capital benchmark had its worst year since 2008.

Real Estate 2017 Q1

Our Real Estate index and benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from more than 900 institutional-quality real estate funds formed between 1986 and 2016. This report gives you access to extensive data, including fund index analysis and fund since inception analysis. These are updated on a quarterly basis, so we invite you to sign […]

Australia Private Equity and Venture Capital Benchmark Statistics 2017 Q1

Our Australia index and benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from 69 private equity and 25 venture capital funds investing in Australia and New Zealand, including fully liquidated partnerships, formed between 1997 and 2016. This report gives you access to extensive data, including fund index analysis and fund since inception analysis. These are updated […]

Buyout and Growth Equity 2017 Q1

Our Buyout & Growth Equity index and benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from more than 2,000 institutional-quality global buyout and growth equity funds formed between 1986 and 2016. This report gives you access to extensive data, including fund index analysis and fund since inception analysis. These are updated on a quarterly basis, so […]

Ex U.S. Developed and Emerging Markets Private Equity and Venture Capital 2017 Q1

Our Ex U.S. Developed Markets and Emerging Markets Private Equity & Venture Capital index and benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from more than 1,500 institutional-quality private equity and venture capital funds formed between 1986 and 2016. This report gives you access to extensive data, including fund index analysis and fund since inception analysis. […]

U.S. Private Equity 2017 Q1

Our U.S. Private Equity index and benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from more than 1,300 institutional-quality buyout, growth equity, private equity energy, and mezzanine funds formed between 1986 and 2016. This report gives you access to extensive data, including fund index analysis and fund since inception analysis. These are updated on a quarterly […]