Benchmark Type: Global ex US PE/VC

October 2018
Global ex US PE / VC Benchmark Commentary: Fourth Quarter 2017

In USD terms, the Cambridge Associates LLC benchmark indexes for global ex US developed and emerging markets private equity[ref]Beginning with this quarter’s edition of the global ex US benchmark commentary, “private equity” will refer only to buyout and growth equity funds in the benchmark indexes, and will not include energy-focused and subordinated capital funds. The focus on buyout and growth equity funds is to better represent the private equity asset class; the removed strategies are established independent strategies in their own right and should be analyzed separately. It should be noted that the energy and subordinated capital funds have tended to compose a minority of the benchmark indexes.[/ref] and venture capital (PE/VC) produced nearly identical results in fourth quarter 2017 (5.7% and 5.6%, respectively); but, for the year, the developed markets index earned a significantly better return (30.0% versus 18.9%).
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March 2018
Global ex US PE / VC Benchmark Commentary: Third Quarter 2017

In third quarter 2017, in USD terms, the Cambridge Associates LLC Global ex US Developed Markets Private Equity and Venture Capital Index (PE/VC) returned 5.4% to bring its year-to-date performance to 21.0%. The Cambridge Associates LLC Emerging Markets Private Equity and Venture Capital Index earned 4.4% in third quarter, bringing its nine-month return to 12.2%.
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