Chart of the Week: U.S. Buyout Firms Beat International Counterparts On IRR Over Last 5 Years


U.S. Buyout Firms Beat International Counterparts On IRR Over Last 5 Years

U.S. buyout firms have taken a modest lead in performance over global buyout firms in the 3-year and 5-year time periods, according to the latest performance figures from Thomson Reuters, publisher of Buyouts.

However, they still have come catching up to do over longer time periods. The cumulative investment horizon rates, from Thomson Reuters, are through September 2012. IRRs are based on cash-in/cash-out returns, with consideration to the residual value or net asset ...

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