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Asian funds yet to take off

No Asia-Pacific secondaries funds have closed in the past year, according to PEI data.

Ardian transactions hit $4.8bn in 2016

The investment firm's latest secondaries vehicle is 35% invested, according to its annual report. Here are the key figures for the firm's 2016 activity.

ADIA targets direct investment amid return concerns

The sovereign wealth fund, with estimated assets of $828bn, is broadening its range of deals including secondaries and direct investments.

Secondaries fundraising hits H1 record

At least $24bn in dedicated private equity secondaries capital was raised in the first half of the year, according to PEI data.

Asian secondaries see price rebound in H2 2016

Pricing moved from 82 percent of NAV in the first half to 88 percent in the second, according to research by Greenhill.

Competition drives innovation among buyers

Almost 90% of respondents to a recent survey by Campbell Lutyens described the market as 'competitive' or 'highly competitive'.

Venture pricing jumps most among strategies

Average high bids for stakes in VC funds increased by 11% compared with a year ago, according to intermediary Setter Capital.

Secondaries second-best performer for Florida SBA

Secondaries has made the second strongest contribution to the fund's PE portfolio since inception but is lagging over the shorter term.

Emerging markets hold $48bn in stranded capital

The CEE and CIS regions are disproportionately represented in terms of managers failing to raise successor funds, according to data from industry body EMPEA.

Q1 deal volume hits second record high

The tilt towards sellers will only become more pronounced, according to research by PEFOX.