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Private equity outpaced over decade by roaring stocks

Private equity outpaced over decade by roaring stocks

This is the first time that has happened over a 10-year period and a sign of how the industry has struggled to outshine a roaring bull market on Wall Street, according to a new report

  • febrero 24, 2020
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Financial Times

Private equity outpaced over decade by roaring stocks

Investors who have ploughed money into private equity have made an average annual return of 15.3 percent in the 10 years to June 2019, according to Bain & Company. That compares with the 15.5 percent they would have made putting the money in the S&P 500, the report found.

Returns of 15 percent are still "good numbers," said Brenda Rainey, senior director with Bain & Company's global private equity practice, who added that it was not easy to compete with a US stock market that had produced "incredible" returns. 

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