Chart of the Week: PE Benchmarks Vary Greatly At 10-Year Mark

Figures were based on horizon IRR data, as of June 30, 2012. The information was sourced from Cambridge Associates, Pitchbook, Preqin and Thomson Reuters (the publisher of Buyouts magazine). That said, all four private equity benchmark returns exceeded public markets returns at the 10-year mark. (Click link at right for a larger version of the chart)