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Setter survey estimates 2013 deals hit $36bn

The Canada-based secondaries broker reckons $36bn of activity took place across asset classes including private equity, real estate, infrastructure and timber.

Toronto-based Setter Capital has released its year-end market activity report based on an investor survey. Making assumptions for the wider marketplace based on survey responses, Setter estimates the following secondaries activity took place in 2013:

  • Private equity fund purchases totaled $23.1 billion (~64.2 percent of total volume)
  • Real estate fund purchases totaled $5.1 billion (~14.2 percent of total volume)
  • Hedge fund side pocket purchases totaled $1.6 billion (~4.4 percent of total volume)
  • Infrastructure fund purchases totaled $0.7 billion (~1.9 percent of total volume)
  • Timber fund purchases totaled $0.2 billion (~0.6 percent of total volume)

Click below to read the report in full.

Setter Capital 2013 Volume Report