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Californian pension seeks PE partner with secondaries know-how

The pension, which has $2.1bn in assets, will gain its first PE exposure through the creation of a private investment programme.

Nordic’s Melinder: LPs need time in complex GP-led deals

What’s it like being the GP at the centre of the largest ever GP-led restructuring? Nordic Capital managing partner Kristoffer Melinder discusses key learnings from its transaction.

Whitehorse closes in on hard-cap

The preferred equity specialist has raised $836m since launching in January, more than twice the total raised for its debut fund.

UBS: Secondaries market dynamics in five charts

A highly competitive market is leading to reduced return expectations and lower success rates, according to a report compiled by UBS and obtained exclusively by Secondaries Investor.

Coller and Goldman confirm Nordic Capital GP-led close

The close of the deal comes six weeks after Secondaries Investor reported the transaction was set to become the largest-ever GP-led restructuring.

Renegotiating the LPA: basics

Proskauer's Nigel van Zyl explains the key commercial, legal and investor relationship issues GPs need to consider before amending the agreement's provisions or restructure funds.

Goldman’s equities returns boosted by PE amid Volcker reprieve

The bank's equities portfolio rose 34% in the first quarter, one year after receiving an extension on its Volcker Rule divestment obligations.

Landmark closes largest ever real estate secondaries fund

The firm's eighth dedicated real estate fund closed above target on $3.3bn and is already 42% deployed.

ACG sells FoFs, secondaries arm to focus on directs

Asset manager Oddo BHF has acquired the fund of funds unit in its first foray into private equity.

Tullett Prebon alternatives head departs

The interdealer broker's alternatives team will remain intact despite Alastair Sword's departure – the latest in a series of exits.

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