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Applications of the PME Benchmarking Method

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Overview Practical Information

What is it?

A deep understanding of asset performance is essential for investors at the best of times, but it takes on even greater importance during periods of intense market disruption and volatility.

The second generation of PME methods - namely the Modified Public Market Equivalent (mPME) and the Public Market Equivalent Plus (PME+) - are the most advanced and reliable methods to benchmark private markets performance.

The second generation PME methods support:

  • Private-private performance comparisons
  • Private-public performance comparisons
  • Analyses of the value created by fund managers

The Applications of the PME Benchmarking Method Live Online Classroom Training provides a detailed demonstration of how the PME+ and mPME methods can be computed and used for benchmarking private markets performance. Delivered by the developers of these methods, this live course will equip you with the knowledge you need to run second generation PME methods for performance benchmarking purposes. Ample time is reserved at each step of the live course for interactive Q&A sessions with the presenters.

Who should attend the course?

The course is designed for both fund investors (LPs) and fund managers (GPs) who would like to learn how to compute the second generation PME methods as a tool for benchmarking private market's performance.

Course prerequisites

If the PME method is new to you, we recommend that you first follow our Principles of the Public Market Equivalent On-demand E-learning course which provides an analysis of the performance measurement methodologies in private markets and defines the Public Market Equivalent (PME) methodologies.

Practical Information


13:30 – 13:50 CET Introduction

13:50 – 14:40 CET The PME+ Method - Example: 5 steps to compute, advantages, limitations, Q&A

14:40 – 14:50 CET BREAK

14:50 – 15:40 CET The mPME Method - Example: 5 steps to compute, advantages, limitations, Q&A

15:40 – 15:50 CET BREAK

15:50 – 16:20 CET The LP & GP perspectives on using the PME methods

16.20 - 16.30 CET Q&A session


To view the speaker profiles, please follow the link.

Fees, method of payment and cancellation

Course Fee

Invest Europe Members: €330

Non-members: €470

21% VAT will be added for Belgian participants.



Participants are requested to pay by cheque, banker's draft, bank transfer or credit card in EURO as shown on the Application Form. Applications sent after 10 April 2022 should be paid by credit card.

Bank transfers: should be made net of bank charges and commission to the following bank: ING Avenue Marnix 24, B-1000 Brussels

International bank transfer account number: IBAN BE33 3300 5785 0046 SWIFT/BIC: BBRUBE BB

Domestic bank transfer account number: 330-0578500-46

A copy of the bank transfer should be sent together with the application form. To avoid any confusion, participants are requested to indicate clearly their names and addresses on transfer orders and cheques. Confirmation of registration for fees and practical information will be sent after receipt of the application form and payment. For late registrations (see above), we require payment via a credit card.


Cancellations can only be accepted if received (in writing) by 10 April 2022. Fees (less 20% administrative charges) will then be refunded. After this date, delegates will be liable for the full fee.

In case of cancellation, a substitution between members of the same company is still possible at any time.


The working language of this course will be English.


To register for Invest Europe's Applications of the PME Benchmarking Method course, the candidate should submit the application form and proof of payment. Invest Europe maintains the right to refuse the registration if it is not accompanied by all the supporting documents.

Due to the high demand for Invest Europe Training courses, priority is given to Invest Europe's members. Registrations will be handled on a first-come-first-served basis. Any registration received after 10 April 2022 should mention a credit card number for the payment of course fees.


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