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Western European PE Shops Produce Best Returns

Data from eFront, covering 4,000 funds globally, shows that Western European private equity funds showed the best returns globally, at the same time as delivering robust performance on the VC side. Global Private Equity Performance Series report highlights: Western European private equity funds achieved an overall return of 1.68x (TVPI - total value to paid in), ahead of the US on 1.56x. On an IRR (internal rate of return) basis, the figures were 14.32% for Western Europe and 12.17% for the US. The performance was led by Nordic funds on 1.91x, Benelux funds on 1.85x, and the UK on 1.62x. On the VC side, Western...