Have Private Equity Returns Really Declined?

Monday May 6, 2019

Kenan Institute Executive Director Greg Brown and University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Steve Kaplan have co-authored a new white paper assembling the most current, comprehensive performance data on U.S. private equity buyout funds available. Contrary to some recent articles, this research shows U.S. buyouts have consistently outperformed public markets in the post-crisis era. These findings are particularly germane given the current policy debates concerning pension fund investments.

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