DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2019--Red Rocks Capital announced today that its Global Listed Private Equity (GLPE) Index retreated during the fourth quarter of 2018, down 18.66%, during what was a highly volatile global market environment.

Public market sentiment, global trade issues, a strong US dollar, BREXIT and weak European growth were some of the factors that overshadowed healthy organic growth in private companies across the GLPE Index.

Source: Bloomberg, as of 12/31/2018

“Very few asset classes were unaffected by the global market volatility in the fourth quarter of 2018,” said Richard Baker, Red Rocks GLPE Index Product Manager. “While the GLPE Index underperformed broader equities, private companies owned by listed private equity firms continued to show strong fundamentals and healthy organic growth, creating favorable valuations in the sector.”

ABOUT THE RED ROCKS GLOBAL LISTED PRIVATE (GLPE) EQUITY INDEX

Comprised of 40 to 75 listed private equity companies, he GLPE Index provides broad exposure to the growth and returns generated by over 2,500 private companies. For more information, visit the GLPE index website, www.glpeindex.com

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES

This information has been prepared by Red Rocks Capital from data believed to be reliable, but no representation is made as to accuracy or completeness. The results portrayed reflect the reinvestment of dividends and other earnings. The index included securities that track the performance of private equity firms that are publicly traded.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.Index returns shown are not reflective of actual investor performance or do they reflect fees and expenses applicable to investing.

Global Listed Private Equity (GLPE) Index: designed to track the performance of private equity firms which are publicly traded on any nationally recognized exchange worldwide.

MSCI All Country World Index: a market capitalization weighted index designed to provide a broad measure of equity-market performance throughout the world.

MSCI All Country World Small-Midcap Index: captures mid and  small cap  representation across 23 Developed Markets (DM) and 24 Emerging Markets.

S&P Global REIT Index: a comprehensive benchmark of publicly traded equity REITs listed in both developed and emerging markets.

HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index: An index designed to be representative of the overall composition of the hedge fund universe, based on defined and predetermined rules and objective criteria to select and rebalance components to maximize representation of the Hedge Fund Universe.

One cannot invest directly in an index.

None of the information contained here constitutes a solicitation, offer, opinion, or recommendation by Red Rocks Capital LLC to buy or sell any security, or to provide legal, tax, accounting, or investment advice or services regarding the profitability or suitability of any security or investment.

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CONTACT: Red Rocks GLPE Index Product Manager

Richard Baker

richard.baker@redrockscapital.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA COLORADO

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SOURCE: Red Rocks Capital

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