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British defined benefit pension schemes have been selling private markets exposure over the past year, though not under duress.
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Affiliate title Private Equity International is accepting submissions across 12 secondaries categories in the PEI Awards 2023.
Secondaries is at the forefront of Patria’s plans following its acquisition of Abrdn’s European private equity business.
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As more sponsors seek to run continuation vehicle transactions, two managers lay their cards on the table and discuss what improvements they would like to see from the market.
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Separately managed accounts have unique characteristics that make secondaries trades trickier than those involving commingled funds.
Are you GP lacking follow-on capital for an add-on? A continuation fund could be right for you – so long as it's done right.
Nico Taverna, founding partner at the GP-led focused firm, talks to Secondaries Investor about how it will invest its €350m second fund.
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The firm’s $1bn haul for its first dedicated commingled vehicle for infrastructure secondaries this week couldn't come at a more opportune time.
Getting a fairness or valuation opinion on a private equity GP-led secondaries transaction is a straightforward, albeit costly task. In credit secondaries, however, the rule change creates a cumbersome burden.
The use of deferred payments is increasing as sellers and buyers seek mutually beneficial ways to bridge deals.

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