Research & Data

Top 10 largest funds in market target $50bn

The figure is four times larger than that sought by firms in January.

LPs stuck in hurdle limbo should consider exit options – Hamilton Lane

Around 18% of buyout funds of vintage 2005-08 are at or near their hurdle rate, many of which will not provide any more distributions to LPs.

Real estate pricing jumps amid sales of younger vintages – Setter

Average top pricing for real estate stakes is up nine percentage points year on year, while buyout and VC funds have had declines.

Secondaries sentiment down amid bright H2 picture

New managers are up, secondaries are down and co-investments remain popular in the latest version of the Rede Liquidity Index.

SI 30: Where the big fundraisers are headquartered

The US rose, Europe fell and the UK stayed the same - the firms that make up the SI 30 by geography.

Performance watch: Lexington’s flagship secondaries funds

As the secondaries firm races towards the target of its latest flagship fund, we look at the performance of Lexington's main vehicles.

SI 30: World’s largest secondaries firms revealed

More than one secondaries fund held a final close each month on average since we last compiled our ranking of the biggest 30 managers.

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.

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