- Improving quarter over quarter for the last four quarters, Buyout gained 3.41% in Q2 (up from 1.25% in Q1) while Private Debt funds gained 2.61% (up from 0.75 in Q1) during the second quarter of 2016. Venture Capital posted a 0.28% return in Q2 (up from -1.49% in Q1).
- Among all three main strategies, Venture Capital posted a 0.84% return for one year, as of Q2 2016; while Buyout and Private Debt recorded 4.98% and 1.77% returns respectively, for the same period.
- Recent volatility of the Euro foreign exchange rate has brought some headwinds to European focused funds. The quarterly return dropped from 3.51% in Q1 to 0.67% in Q2 2016. One year returns also declined from 14.95% at the end of March 2016 to 7.27% as of June 30, 2016.
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