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Amanda Janis

Amanda is the Director of Digital Product Development for PEI's titles, which include Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor, Real Estate Capital, Private Equity Real Estate, Agri Investor, Infrastructure Investor, Private Debt Investor and Private Funds Management. She was previously the company's Group Managing Editor.

The trouble with fund restructurings

Repairing pre-crisis partnerships is a $100bn market, but the technical challenges are considerable and best practice remains a work-in-progress.

Catching up with CalPERS

Private equity chief Réal Desrochers gives us the inside scoop on what and why CalPERS wants to buy on the secondaries market.

Cipio set for 3x return on buyVIP

Amazon’s expected €70m purchase of the members-only shopping website will benefit firms including Cipio and Kennet Partners.

PEFOX hires ex-Pantheon secondaries man

Matthieu Ducharme has joined the nascent London Private Equity Futures and Options Exchange.

Pantheon declines $500m CIC mandate

Goldman and Lexington have reportedly been beneficiaries of the secondaries-focused mandate.

Millennium hits $280m hard-cap

The direct VC secondaries investor had $400m of interest from investors for its second fund.

AXA buys $1.9bn BofA portfolio

The Paris-based firm, also in exclusive talks for some of Natixis' French private equity operations, has closed 'one of the largest secondary private equity transactions in history' with the purchase of a portfolio of mature fund interests.

3i mulls secondary play with £500m HBoS deal

The listed firm is expected to again team with Coller Capital to spin out a portfolio, but the potential transaction would see 3i become the manager of the assets in play rather than the seller.

HarbourVest secondary team backs €177m VC spin-out

The firm’s secondary team, which has committed 75% of its $2.9bn Fund VII, has jointly funded the spin-out of a German VC group whose new media portfolio includes some high profile companies like Groupon.

Partners Group secondaries fund hits €2.5bn hard cap

The Swiss alternatives manager has more than doubled the size of its previous global secondaries fund, closed in 2006.