Benchmark Label: US Private Equity (Legacy Definition)

January 2021
US PE/VC Benchmark Commentary: First Half 2020

First half 2020 was downright Dickensian (as in a “tale of two quarters”); first quarter returns were down as the COVID-19 pandemic began to close economies, while second quarter performance was strongly positive as public and private investments rebounded. For the six-month period, the Cambridge Associates LLC US Private Equity Index® returned 1.6% (-8.1% and…
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November 2019
US Private Equity Benchmark Statistics 2019 Q2 (Legacy Definition)

Our U.S. Private Equity index and benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from more than 1,500 institutional-quality buyout, growth equity, private equity energy, and subordinated capital funds formed between 1986 and 2019. This report gives you access to extensive data, including fund index analysis and fund since inception analysis. These are updated on a…
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August 2019
US PE/VC Benchmark Commentary: Second Half and Full Year 2018

In contrast to the public markets, and despite a weak fourth quarter, the Cambridge Associates US private equity and venture capital indexes both produced double-digit positive returns for calendar year 2018. Public market volatility, particularly in the final quarter of the year, heavily impacted the large sectors within the private equity index. Nonetheless, almost all…
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August 2019
US Private Equity Benchmark Statistics Q1 2019 (Legacy Definition)

Our U.S. Private Equity index and benchmark statistics are based on data compiled from more than 1,400 institutional-quality buyout, growth equity, private equity energy, and subordinated capital funds formed between 1986 and 2018. This report gives you access to extensive data, including fund index analysis and fund since inception analysis. These are updated on a…
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