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RE secondaries volumes drop 12% amid fewer big portfolio sales

The lower-risk nature of real estate exposure means sellers are less likely to opportunistically bring $1bn-plus portfolios to market.
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Evercore promotes two to partner

The promotions of Jarrett Vitulli and Rodney Reid bring the total number of partners within the private capital advisory group to three.

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.

Greenhill’s secondaries advisory unit has ‘record’ year

The firm closed nearly 80 secondaries transactions globally last year and advised on around $20bn worth of deals.

Stafford adds Texas-based investment manager

Ron Heinz, who joins from niche secondaries firm Sweetwater Capital, is one of five appointments made by the firm in the second half of last year.

What could possibly go wrong?

The secondaries market is going from strength to strength. Can anything throw it off track?

GPs overtake pensions and SWFs as biggest sellers – Greenhill report

Sponsors have become the largest seller type with GP-led deals jumping 71% year-on-year.

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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When secondaries buyside professionals cross to advisory

Money, the desire for variety and changing generational priorities could drive more secondaries investment people into the advisory world.

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