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CDPQ secondaries exec joins Canadian private equity firm

Former CDPQ private equity head Patrick Lynch is to join Fiera Comox, a Montreal-headquartered joint venture founded in 2016.

Credit Suisse hires ex-Evercore MD – exclusive

Sameer Shamsi, who left the advisory firm in March, has joined the investment bank's private fund group in New York, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Ex-Coller partners launch firm – exclusive

Sebastien Burdel and Luca Salvato, who left the secondaries firm last year, are attempting to raise a restructurings-focused fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Adams Street opens Seoul office

Chris Cho, who joined the Adams Street Partners this month from Lazard Asset Management, will head the firm's Seoul outpost as a principal.

Cebile hires UBS’s Westerback in US push – updated

The advisory firm and placement agent has opened an office in New York which will be led by Steven Westerback.
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Mark McDonald on why he joined Deutsche

How many hires? What targets? Why the buyside? Deutsche Asset Management's new head of secondaries speaks to Secondaries Investor.

Prudential seeks secondaries professionals

The US's largest life insurer wants to hire a senior VP and a VP to work in its alternative assets group.

AlpInvest on why the secondaries market is ‘hot. Damn hot’

A revamped internal structure, new business lines and a focus on separate accounts have helped the firm thrive in a tough market for funds of funds, says head of secondaries Wouter Moerel.
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Custar’s next stand – exclusive

Credit Suisse's former global head of secondaries Mike Custar has emerged at a Jefferies spin-out boutique advisory firm, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Deutsche hires Credit Suisse’s McDonald for secondaries rebuild

The investment bank has hired Mark McDonald to lead the unit after its original team spun out to form Glendower Capital.