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The $95bn state pension had an 11.1% allocation to private equity over a 7% target prior to the transaction, according to Secondaries Investor data.
Mid-market secondaries funds  have seen an increase in inflows during 2021 after the big players staked out the battleground last year.
The Parisian secondaries shop is the latest to recognise opportunity in the mid-market in the shadow of secondaries mega-funds.
Dark Matter
The VC secondaries market is booming but buyers should beware entering a booming market at a time of sweeping change.
Mike Custar and Jake Stuiver of White Plains-based secondaries advisory M2O discuss the return of the LP market as a counterweight to GP-led deals.
Tiger Shark and Remora Fish
The asset manager is targeting space left by the ballooning mega-fund market, according to documents from US public pension fund VCERA.
The $81bn sovereign wealth fund is considering hiring an adviser to feel out pricing in the secondaries market, CIO Marcus Frampton said on Tuesday.
Europe map
The investment firm has committed to a double-down fund that Kibo Ventures will use to co-invest in existing portfolio companies as part of the transaction.
Buyers have become more selective and have emphasised the importance of alignment in GP-led deals, according to the advisory firm's latest survey.
The notion that GPs must let go of assets within a specific period of time has been turned on its head.

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