Fundraising

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

Glendower raises one of the largest first-time PE funds

Glendower Capital Secondary Opportunities Fund IV has held a final close on $2.7bn, above its target of $2.5bn, leapfrogging two Chinese GPs to the top spot.

DOWNLOAD: Secondaries fundraising in H1 2019

Fundraising underwhelmed in the first half of 2019 but things are set to change in the second. Find out more with our interactive report showcasing Secondaries Investor data.

17Capital returns with latest preferred equity fund – exclusive

The preferred equity pioneer is understood to be seeking at least 50% more than its predecessor for Fund 5.

European Investment Fund launches secondaries vehicle – exclusive

The EU's investment agency will target vanilla and complex secondaries deals in funds that it is invested in through its primary platform.
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Blackstone’s Strategic Partners holds final close on $11.1bn

The Blackstone unit has become the first of the big names to wind up fundraising in a likely record year for secondaries.

HarbourVest makes headway with real assets fundraise

Real Assets Fund IV is targeting $700m, almost double the amount raised for its predecessor.

Natixis’s Flexstone more than doubles firepower with latest fundraise

The firm has raised €300m to invest in mid-market secondaries and co-investment opportunities.

Partners Group eyes RE secondaries with $3bn fund – updated

Partners Group Real Estate Opportunities 2019 will target secondaries and direct opportunities.

NewQuest nears target of latest fundraise

The Asian directs specialist has raised nearly 90% of the capital it's seeking for NewQuest Asia Fund IV, which has been in market since at least April.

Five questions with Adams Street’s secondaries partners

Jeff Akers and Pinal Nicum of Adams Street Partners discuss their latest fundraise, the rise of SMAs and the limitations of relying on leverage to generate returns.
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