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A look into capital raising for secondaries strategies, including fund launches, hard-caps, fund closures and LP commitments to vehicles.

Golding hits €215m first close on infra FoF

Golding Infrastructure 2018 will invest in around 15 infrastructure funds via primaries and secondaries.

Natixis to launch global secondaries fund

The manager has merged its three fund of funds units to form Flexstone Partners with $6.7bn in AuM.

ICG hits $1.3bn first close on Fund III – exclusive

Strategic Equity Fund III, which focuses on complex end-of-life secondaries processes, launched in April targeting $1.6bn.

Montauk TriGuard returns with Fund VIII – exclusive

The West Coast niche secondaries firm ranked 29th in the latest SI 30 list of biggest fundraisers.

Ardian and Strategic Partners receive re-ups from Tennessee

The US pension has committed $150m to each of the firms' latest private equity funds and is also considering buying and selling on the secondaries market.

Aberdeen Standard seeks $500m for secondaries

SOF IV is targeting $100m more than its predecessor and has a 10% hurdle rate, according to documents prepared for a US pension.

Hamilton Lane more than doubles target for new fund – exclusive

The firm is seeking $3bn for its latest dedicated secondaries fund, 18 months after hitting a final close on its predecessor.

Glendower races towards Fund IV hard-cap – exclusive

The Deutsche Bank spin-out has gone past the $1.75bn target for its first fund launched as a standalone firm.

Goldman Sachs returns with Vintage VIII – exclusive

The firm is seeking as much as $7bn for its eighth flagship private equity secondaries fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Minnesota eyes re-up in Strategic Partners’ latest fund

The pension, which was set to explore a secondaries sale over the summer, is considering a $150m commitment to the Blackstone unit's Fund VIII.

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