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Alex Lynn is senior reporter for Private Equity International in Hong Kong. He previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office, where he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year - Alternatives 2018 and 2019. He has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University.
VC liquidity
Listings on PrivateMarket.io have risen 37% as GPs look to partially exit their portfolio companies at a time when liquidity is scarce, founder Loïc Engelhard told Secondaries Investor.
Real estate
Around $7.2bn worth of real estate secondaries deals closed or were placed under contract last year, according to research from Landmark Partners.
Singaporean skyline
The Singaporean platform has been tasked with connecting an unnamed GP to potential investors for a deal, chief executive Katrina Cokeng told Secondaries Investor.
The firm will return to market after closing its latest primaries vehicle next quarter, Secondaries Investor has learned.
Mumbai India
The Asian secondaries specialist has raised $1bn for its fourth fund and appointed an MD to its India team.
Wendy Norris Future Fund
The Australian SWF has exited around $3.4bn of private markets investments in recent years, according to deputy chief investment officer Wendy Norris.
Partners Group Real Estate Opportunities 2019 will target secondaries and direct opportunities.
Ben Pearce and David Perrin played key roles in developing the firm's secondaries capabilities in Europe and the US respectively.
The debut fund will target primary, secondaries and direct co-investments across multiple geographies, sectors and strategies.
Newbury Partners, Pomona and Montana are also among the most suitable candidates for a GP stake investment, according to a report by PitchBook.
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