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Independent Research Using Burgiss Data

The Private Equity Research Consortium (PERC) is a group of scholars and industry professionals that conducts and promotes research on private equity. The core mission is to develop better understanding of how private capital investments affect both financial results and broader economic outcomes. PERC has an exclusive arrangement with Burgiss to provide access to data for academic research. Below is a list of research papers that employ Burgiss data. Here is a link to it in PDF form.



Aldatmaz, S. and Brown, G., 2013, Private Equity in the Global Economy: Evidence on Industry Spillovers. Short paper is on PERC site.



Brown, G., Chan, R., Hu, W., Meldrum, K., and True, T. 2018, The Persistence of PE Performance. Forthcoming, Journal of Performance Measurement.



Brown, G.W., Chan, R., Hu, W., and Zhang, J., 2017,  Oil Price Movements and Risks of Energy Investments. Journal of Alternative Investments, 19,4. 



Gredil, O., Sorensenm M, and Waller, W., 2017, Evaluating PE Performance with Stochastic Discount Factors. Forthcoming the Journal of Financial Economics.



Brown, G.W.,Harris, R., Jenkinson, T., Kaplan, S., and Robinson, D., 2015, What Do Different Commercial Data Sets tell Us About Private Equity Performance?



Brown, G., Hu, W., Jenkinson, T., Kaplan, S., and Robinson, D., 2018, Cyclical Allocation Strategies in Private Equity, working paper.



Crain, N., 2018, Venture Capital and Career Concerns. Forthcoming Journal of Corporate Finance.



Falkenbach, H., Managerial Skill and European PERE Fund Performance. Under review of the Journal of Real Estate Research.



Fisher, L. M. and Hartzell, D. J., 2015, Class Differences in Real Estate Private Equity Fund Performance. Journal of Real Estate Finance & Economics, August, 1-20.

This paper also led to a Landmark Brief entitled Real Estate Private Equity Funds: How Useful Are Class Distinctions?  2014, by Lynn Fisher as invited by Barry Griffiths based on PERC conference talk.



Gredil, O., 2015, Market Timing and Agency Costs: Evidence from Private Equity.



Gredil, O., Griffiths, B. E., and Stucke, B., 2014, Benchmarking Private Equity: The Direct Alpha Method.



Goetzmann, W. N., Gourier, E., and Phalippou, L., 2018, Private Equity Funds Styles



Harris, R., Jenkinson, T., and Kaplan, S., 2014 Private Equity Performance: What Do We Know? Journal of Finance, 69, 5. 



Harris, R., Jenkinson, T., and Kaplan, S., 2015, How Do Private Equity Investments Perform Compared to Public Equity? Journal of Investment Management.



Harris, R., Jenkinson, T., Kaplan, S., and Stucke, R., 2014, Has Persistence Persisted in Private Equity? Evidence from Buyout and Venture Capital Funds



Harris, R., Jenkinson, T., Kaplan, S., and Stucke, R., 2016, Financial Intermediation in Private Equity: How Well Do Funds of Funds Perform? Forthcoming Journal of Financial Economics. 



Harris, R., Jenkinson, T., and Stucke, R., 2010, White Paper on Private Equity Data and Research.



Hu, W., Munday, S., True, T., and Zhang, J., 2018, Performance of Private Credit Funds. Under Review of JAL.



Jenkinson, T., Landsman, W., Soonawalla, K., and Rountree, B., 2016, Private Equity Net Asset Values and Future Cash Flows. Under review at the Journal of Finance.



 Kiehela, S. and Falkenbach, H., 2015, Performance of Non-Core Private Equity Real Estate Funds: A European View. Journal of Portfolio Management,41,6, 62-72.



L’Her, J.F., Stovanova, R., Shaw, K., Scott, W., and Lai, C., 2016, A Bottom-Up Approach to the Risk-Adjusted Performance of the Buyout Fund Market. Financial Analysts Journal, 72,4.  



Nykyforovych, M.,2016, The Effects of Fair Value Implementation (SFAS 157) on Net Asset Values of Private Equity Funds.Under review Journal of Accounting and Economics.



Peters, R., 2016, Valuing (Re) Investment Options in Venture Capital.