Private equity investments in non-U.S. developed markets continue to out-perform private equity investments in emerging markets, according to data released today by Cambridge Associates. The results are true for both venture capital and buyouts deals, and is through the end of Q2:
The top performing emerging market was Russia, with a 59.8% return for Q2. Mainland China (4.9%) and India (0.8%) also produced positive figures, while Cambridge Associates reports negative figures for Japan (-6.7%), Brazil (-2.4%) and South Korea (-2.4%). Nearly half the sample comes from Mainland China and India.
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