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Buyers tweak investment strategies in anticipation of downturn

At a seminar held by the BVCA, Pomona, Glendower and Headway discussed doing deals in a market where volatility is the new norm.
Teesside Pension Fund plans to invest in secondaries market

Teesside Pension Fund aiming to hike secondaries transactions

The North East England pension fund is seeking to increase its exposure to secondaries markets this year.

Connecticut to boost diversification via secondaries

The $31bn Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds will also consider sales of interests in funds managed by discontinued GPs.

LACERS opens door to secondaries trades

The LP has restructured its private equity portfolio, increasing its commitment capacity to the strategy and to emerging managers, and it can now sell interests on the secondaries market.

PEI Awards 2018: GIC, Glendower, ICG among debut winners

Find out who else won in the 12 secondaries categories in sister publication Private Equity International's 2018 Awards.

Alaska Permanent mulls another secondaries sale

The sovereign wealth fund is also exploring options for an in-state private equity programme, as PE continues to be a top performing asset class.
CPPIB

CPPIB: the smartest, nicest guys in the room

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's secondaries team is giving traditional firms a run for their money. The secret to its success is more than simply having a lower cost of capital.

CalPERS to use secondaries to quell PE competition

The pension's advisors have cited secondaries as a way to grow its exposure to PE without having to compete for places in the most popular funds.
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Draper Esprit makes secondaries bet on European tech

The London-listed investor has acquired stakes in two funds managed by Earlybird, a German VC firm with more than €1bn in assets.

Looking forward: Americas and Europe

Secondaries volumes and fundraising are likely to have a record 2018. Here are some predictions for 2019.

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