Alternative Asset Risk Management (AARM) Corporation has launched the AARM-FOIA Family of Private Equity Indices and released an updated AARM-FOIA Global Private Equity (PE) Benchmark for Q1 2011.
AARM-FOIA Global Private Equity (PE) Benchmark© and Family of Indices are the only transparent, frame-able and appropriate private equity benchmarks that follow the best practices of index construction for leading public market indices. AARM-FOIA Global PE Benchmark© and Family of Indices are representative of large sophisticated institutional portfolios and span a broad spectrum of investment strategies, industries, geographies, fund sizes and vintages. AARM-FOIA Global PE Benchmark is freely available to all market participants at http://www.aarmcorp.com.
“AARM continues to provide thought leadership in the private equity market by making available the information and tools necessary for investors to make intelligent asset allocation decisions,” said Gita Swamy, the founder of the AARM Corporation. “The new AARM-FOIA PE Indices can be used by institutional investors as well as family offices, advisors, and consultants to assess the performance their private equity investments and portfolios.”