The LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series were launched in 2004 on the basis of exchange-traded private equity companies. The indices allowed first and foremost for representative benchmarking of the private equity asset class. The design of the LPX indices is based on proprietary research ensuring the representative composition of the LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series and a differentiation by region and private equity investment styles.
The LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series serve as standard performance benchmarks for the private equity asset class and enable detailed performance measurement, efficient risk management and liquid access to the private equity asset class via index-linked financial products.
The LPX Listed Private Equity Index Series are market capitalisation-weighted stock indices, which meet current industry standards and regulatory requirements. Details regarding the index design and calculation methodology are published in the LPX Index Guide.