The listed fund of funds has this week unloaded a total of £206m of unfunded commitments.
The $11.5bn pension is facing a 'severe' liquidity crisis and is looking to credit opportunities to provide much-needed cash flow.
The secondaries business has replaced Brian Wright, who left the business back in August 2008, with former Adams Street partner Oliver Gardey.
The Boston-based fund of funds and secondaries firm has held a final close on Dover Street VII, the global secondaries fund that earlier this year backed Lehman Brothers’ venture spin out.
The Blackstone spin-out has already held a first close on its second fund to focus on direct venture capital secondaries. It recently acquired stakes in nine new companies including Facebook, Zappos and eHarmony.
The London-listed private equity firm has offloaded a portfolio of 10 venture capital investments to the secondaries specialist. 3i has also exited its growth capital investment in shipping services company Instone International for between €30m and €50m.
The bank’s Alternative Investment Partners division will target buyout funds in North America and Western Europe, global venture and global special situations funds.
The San Francisco-based placement agent, advisor and secondaries broker has hired ex-AIG Investments executive Edwin Chan to lead its first Asian office.
GS Vintage Fund V will focus on LP private equity interests and providing liquidity to LPs and GPs around the world, focusing on deals ranging in size from $1m to $1bn.
The New York-based investment bank has hired two former Bear Stears private equity secondaries executives, Jeff Hammer and Paul Sanabria, to run its new advisory service.

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