Home News

News

CDPQ secondaries exec joins Canadian private equity firm

Former CDPQ private equity head Patrick Lynch is to join Fiera Comox, a Montreal-headquartered joint venture founded in 2016.

Ardian offloads €1.1bn Fund II assets to APG and AXA

The investment firm will retain either an asset management or advisory role at each of the companies and projects in the eight-strong European portfolio.

Florida SBA chairman questions secondaries’ role

At the pension's investment council meeting, Peter Collins questioned whether secondaries fulfil Florida Growth Funds' remit of growing businesses in the Sunshine state.

Credit Suisse hires ex-Evercore MD – exclusive

Sameer Shamsi, who left the advisory firm in March, has joined the investment bank's private fund group in New York, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Ex-Coller partners launch firm – exclusive

Sebastien Burdel and Luca Salvato, who left the secondaries firm last year, are attempting to raise a restructurings-focused fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Voting starts now in the PEI Awards 2017!

With 12 secondaries categories, don’t miss the chance to have your say in the industry's hottest annual awards.

SEC to focus on retail investors in 2018 – Proskauer

The US regulator’s spotlight on ‘Main Street investors’ means private funds enforcement will focus on retail investors with access to non-public investments, according to the law firm.

Ardian to launch $8bn mature secondaries fund

Generation Mature Secondary FoF will target stakes in European and US private equity funds.

EQT used Fund VII in Asia staple

LPs in the firm's 2015-vintage buyout fund were also given the option to sell their stakes to Partners Group, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Special situations more in demand than real assets

Expectations of a change in market conditions during and the funds trading at discounts have led to their popularity, according to Asante Capital Group.