Performance studies

Private equity and venture capital are a high risk asset class with potentially high return. Below are a number of studies on private equity and venture capital as an asset class.


Several sister organizations of the NVP publish reports on the performance of private equity and venture capital in their market. The most important ones are:

These publications are currently the best source of data similar to the Dutch market.

The American Investment Council, AIC, also publishes several performance studies.

Thomson Reuters
The investment benchmarks/performance study was an annual initiative of Thomson Reuters Financial, in collaboration with EVCA and national associations in Europe, including NVP. In 2014 the last edition was published and the project was completed. 

Other publications

There are various parties active in the market which provide data on the performance of private equity and venture capital. Most require a paid subscription to unlock data. Some of these parties are: