Private Capital Markets Project
The Pepperdine Private Capital Access Index
About the Pepperdine Private Capital Access Index
Research conducted by the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project, the PCA Index is a quarterly indicator produced by the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University in partnership with Dun & Bradstreet The index was released for the first time in late summer 2012. The purpose of the PCA Index is to gauge the demand of small and medium-sized businesses for financing needs, the level of accessibility of private capital, and the transparency and efficiency of private financing markets.