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Nordic explores GP-led process on Fund VII – exclusive

The potential deal involves the Scandinavian private equity firm’s 2008-vintage fund, which has around €2bn in NAV, Secondaries Investor has learned.

BEX Capital collects €120m for FoF secondaries

The niche firm, founded by a former AlpInvest Partners secondaries executive, raised the hard-cap on its oversubscribed sophomore fund.

Apax runs GP-led process on Fund VII – exclusive

The UK's second-biggest private equity firm is working with Campbell Lutyens to create a continuation vehicle for its 2007-vintage fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

CPPIB backs Olympus stapled deal – exclusive

Canada's largest pension fund has used preferred equity in a transaction that helps the Asia-focused buyout firm with its Fund V, Secondaries Investor has learned.

LP sentiment on secondaries dampens

Expectations of capital distributions are up, with high pricing and dry powder dampening deployment, according to a report by Rede Partners.

GPs clear up transparency issues

Just over half of LPs have experienced greater transparency from fund managers since 2015, a new report claims.

Tail-end boost: the use of debt in acquiring mature stakes

Stakes in funds near the end of their lives with considerable remaining NAV have moved from being a specialist to a mainstream pursuit – and leverage can help buyers maximise returns..

Pantheon targets $1.2bn for third infrastructure fund

The global investment firm's latest vehicle in the strategy will focus on secondaries and co-investments.

Japan Post Bank aims for 30% secondaries target

The $1.9trn investor wants to mitigate the J-curve effect in the first three years of its private equity programme.

Essling picks up Amundi FoF team ahead of fundraise

The French spinout is planning to launch a fund of funds vehicle with secondaries and co-investment pockets by the end of the year.