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CD&R, Waterland and CVC among most desired funds

Stakes in Clayton, Dubilier & Rice's 2008-vintage fund traded at a 15% premium to NAV, according to data compiled by Palico.

SI 30: Europe gains ground while Asia drops off

Fundraising by Europe-headquartered managers rose by almost one quarter in this year's exclusive ranking of the top 30 secondaries firms.

SI 30 ranking: Ardian retains top spot

The Paris-headquartered firm has raised more than double its closest rival in our exclusive list of the world's biggest secondaries managers.

Fund managers can have their say on Volcker rule

The 25-question consultation “paves the way” for a rewrite of the rule that restricts banks’ investment into private equity funds.

Penn SERS to boost fee transparency

The Pennsylvanian pension scheme wants to clarify the impact of manager fees on returns and increase the transparency of fee reporting.

Setter: fund of funds volumes rocket in H1

The volume of fund of funds stakes traded on the secondaries market increased by 289% compared to FY2016, one of a number of big increases.

Secondaries boost SBCERA PE performance

The $8.7bn southern Californian pension has sizeable commitments with SL Capital Partners, Partners Group and Industry Ventures.

NYPPEX: darkening sentiment drives directs volumes

Lower price expectations drove an 18% increase in direct secondaries transactions during the first half of the year, according to a report by NYPPEX.

Evercore: GP-led deals and directs take record share in H1

The two types of transaction accounted for one-third of market share in the first half of 2017, according to a survey by advisor Evercore.

What will the next recession mean for the secondaries market?

With many predicting an economic downturn, we examine the lessons from the global financial crisis and how firms are reacting a decade on.