Research & Data

Ardian’s return expectations revealed

The firm is seeking a net multiple of 1.6x and net IRR of 16%, according to a broadcast of the University of Houston System's August board of regents meeting.

Setter’s mid-year report in five charts

More adventurous buyers and a bigger role for intermediaries were among trends to emerge in Setter Capital's latest volume report.

Interactive map: GP-led deals of 2018

From Frankfurt to Providence to Lima – 2018 is the year GP-led processes went global.

NYPPEX: bear market sentiment drove H1 volume

Some investors believe a bear market is already here and are starting to derisk, according to research by the secondaries trading platform.

ILPA: secondaries returns rose in Q1

The strategy delivered higher returns across most timeframes compared with the previous quarter and a year earlier.

Evercore: $141bn of secondaries buying power over next 12 months

Firms are planning to raise $77bn by the middle of next year, according to the advisory firm's latest survey.

Greenhill: H1 deal value hit $27bn record

Volume exceeded the previous first-half record of $22bn last year, with transactions of $500m-plus driving activity.

H1 fundraising drops to five-year low

Private equity and real estate secondaries funds raised $12.7bn in the first half, an almost 50% drop year-on-year.

Ardian’s 2017 activity

The firm closed its ASF VI Energy fund on $283m, including co-investments.

Secondaries returns down over multiple time-frames

The strategy underperforms the All Funds Index over all time-frames except the 10-year bracket, according to data from ILPA.

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