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Credit Suisse: pricing hit record high in 2017

Buyout stakes trading at 10% premiums to NAV last year were 'not uncommon'.

HVPE cashes in as HarbourVest embraces credit lines

The use of debt to delay capital calls saw HVPE’s distributions outweigh investments last year.

LGT’s latest secondaries fund in five charts

IT, growth capital and emerging markets are some of themes to have emerged so far in the investment period of LGT's latest secondaries fund.

Energy funds pricing rebounds – Setter report

The recovery of oil prices has boosted the attractiveness of the asset class, according to analysis by intermediary Setter Capital.

PEI 300: secondaries names make a mark

At least 12 firms with secondaries operations made sister publication Private Equity International's list of the biggest private equity fundraisers over the last five years.

An IRRitating metric

Is the internal rate of return the most appropriate way of presenting investment performance?

UBS: Secondaries market dynamics in five charts

A highly competitive market is leading to reduced return expectations and lower success rates, according to a report compiled by UBS and obtained exclusively by Secondaries Investor.

Blackstone’s bonuses 75% higher for men than for women

The world's largest private equity firm, which said the discrepancy was due to three-quarters of its investment team being male, pays men on average 30% more an hour.

Lexington and Coller drive fundraising activity

Private equity and real estate secondaries funds are seeking around $9bn more compared with the first quarter of last year.

Fund of funds sales drive law firm activity in 2017

Secondaries Investor’s annual law firm survey saw an increase in funds of funds and secondaries funds’ sell-side activity and a rise in complex deal types.

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