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

The alternatives manager is targeting $2bn across a blindpool fund and SMAs.
The investment firm has acquired the PE team of Dutch asset manager Robeco and will seek €250m for its latest fund.
Olivier Decannière_Ardian
Ardian UK head Olivier Decannière discusses ASF VIII, transaction leverage and where it plans to invest all its dry powder.
The firm's latest flagship secondaries fund, which is targeting $5.75bn, has already invested $1bn.
ASF VIII has raised $19bn in blindpool and co-investment commitments, making it the third-largest pool of PE capital yet raised.
Mario Giannini_Hamilton Lane
Secondaries was the biggest driver of growth in AUM for the investment manager.
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The alternatives manager is known for its focus on complex, concentrated deals via its strategic equity unit.
The niche secondaries firm aims to raise 50% more than its predecessor fund as more 'serious' sellers come out of the woodwork.
real estate secondaries
The firm's Vintage Real Estate Partners II is the third-largest RE secondaries fund yet raised.
The firm wants to raise more than three-times the original target of its 2017-vintage predecessor.

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