The Pulse of Private Equity – 12/12/2016

PE outperformance to persist?

Only two private equity fund vintages are still underperforming relative to public indices, net of all fees, as calculated by PitchBook using the Russell 3000 Index. Funds in those particular vintages can safely be assumed to be overly impacted by the global financial crisis, while the significant outperformance of funds from vintages prior to the boom times of 2006 and 2007 can also be chalked up to a highly fervid dealmaking environment…