Deals

Find out who’s buying, who’s selling and what is being sold. Get detailed information on the structures involved in secondaries deals, including LP portfolio sales, GP-led processes, spin-outs, restructurings and stapled deals.

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Vestar seeks liquidity from Circana investment in $1bn-plus single-asset deal

GP-led deals represented about 44% of the approximately $109bn in total volume last year, with single-asset transactions representing the majority of such deals.
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Blue Earth plans secondaries impact strategy, inks portfolio acquisition

Blue Earth’s secondaries strategy – part of its soon-to-launch multi-strategy fund – has just acquired a portfolio of fund stakes from a UK development finance institution.
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KSL Capital sees strong growth ahead after $3bn Alterra single-asset deal

The Morgan Stanley-advised process on ski resort Alterra Mountain was backed by investors understood to include Singapore's GIC.
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Astorg seeks €1bn-plus continuation fund for ‘TIC’ industry asset

The firm has previously tapped the secondaries market to run a €1.3bn single-asset process on investor administration group IQ-EQ.
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StepStone buys in VC strip sale with double unicorn exposure

Primary Venture Partners ran the secondaries process to generate liquidity for limited partners in its first fund.
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Washington pension system shops large PE portfolio as secondaries surge

LP portfolio sales led volume last year, clocking in at an estimated $60bn out of a total of $115bn, according to PJT Park Hill’s full-year volume survey.
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After offloading PE portfolio, NY State Teachers’ considers real estate secondaries sale

The $138.5bn system recently sold huge stakes of its private equity portfolio.
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Ares leads on latest insurance-focused continuation fund

UK-headquartered buyout firm Preservation Capital Partners has moved its stake in specialty insurance and reinsurance broker BMS Group into a continuation fund.
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Inside Houlihan Lokey’s acquisition of Triago

The acquisition lays the foundation for a one-stop shop for clients of both organisations, according to Andy Lund and Matt Swain.
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Top five secondaries deals of 2023

Both LP-led and GP-led deals made it to the list this year as market participants seek innovative ways to access liquidity.
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