Fundraising

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

Ardian is seeking at least $18bn for secondaries mega-fund – exclusive

The secondaries giant is expecting to raise at least $6bn in co-investments for ASF VIII, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Goldman raises carry on latest secondaries fund – exclusive

Terms of the firm's Vintage VIII fund, which is seeking $7bn, were disclosed in a private placement memorandum seen by Secondaries Investor.

How Committed Advisors’ latest fund stacks up against its peers

The firm is seeking €1.25bn for its fourth fund, almost two years after raising its predecessor.

Hollyport seeking $750m for latest secondaries fund – exclusive

The tail-end specialist is seeking $250m more than it raised for its predecessor, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Goldman, Coller and Morgan Stanley-backed ‘Liquidity Fund’ explained

Liquid Stock has raised a $150m fund aimed at employees of private companies, using a part-debt/part-equity strategy.

DOWNLOAD: Secondaries fundraising in 2018

Which secondaries strategies raised the most amount last year and which are the biggest funds in market? Find out in our interactive report showcasing Secondaries Investor data.

Fubon Life makes first commitments to Ardian and Lexington

The Taiwanese insurer has committed $80m a piece to ASF VIII and Lexington Capital Partners IX at a time when Asian insurers are upping their alternatives exposure to boost returns.

Verdane raises more than $600m for directs

The Nordic direct secondaries specialist has hit the hard-cap on Verdane Capital X, which is double the size of its 2016-vintage predecessor.

Blackstone’s Strategic Partners collects $3.4bn in first close

The firm has raised more than 40% of the target for Fund VIII as a raft of secondaries firms seek capital for the strategy.

Ardian races towards target for biggest-ever secondaries fund – exclusive

The secondaries giant is understood to have collected at least $9bn for ASF VIII, which has a $12bn target.

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