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Index Methodology

Based on a global universe of listed private equity companies, the LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series are modularly structured to ensure optimal benchmarking. A proprietary industry classification scheme ensures transparency and comparability and thus a representative composition of the indices. The LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series are divided into the following three modules:

  • Size/Liquidity: LPX50, LPX Composite, LPX Major Market
  • Regions: LPX America, LPX Europe, LPX UK
  • Private Equity Investment Styles: LPX Buyout, LPX Direct, LPX Indirect, LPX Mezzanine, LPX Venture

The LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series are designed to reflect the entire spectrum of the private equity investment universe. The differentiation by region and private equity investment styles allows the use of the LPX indices as representative benchmarks for the private equity asset class. The LPX indices are investable and the index design ensures the compliance with diversification standards. The LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series are calculated and disseminated in real-time to a broad array of data vendors. The LPX indices are also available on a customized basis to meet specific customer needs.