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NewQuest seeks almost 60% more for latest fund

The Asia specialist is seeking $850m for direct secondaries and sponsor-led deals, which account for a growing proportion of its investments.

A strange type of secondaries deal: the spin-out of Standard Chartered PE

The spin-out of 55 people, 35 companies across three continents and the need to juggle the interests of several LPs that happen to be secondaries firms: the deal shows just how far things have come.
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What we know about Norinchukin’s $5bn sale

Anyone doubting that Asia could provide meaningful secondaries dealflow should think again.

Japan’s Norinchukin shops $5bn portfolio

The sale of the portfolio, which is largely unfunded, follows the banking giant's February sale to buyers including Lexington Partners.

HarbourVest makes senior secondaries promotions

The Boston-headquartered firm, which is seeking $6.5bn for Dover Street X, has promoted Edward Holdsworth to managing director and added several principals.

PEI Awards 2018 Asia-Pacific secondaries: GIC, NewQuest, Eaton take prizes

NewQuest Capital Partners, GIC and Eaton Partners were just some of the winners in the secondaries categories of sister publication Private Equity International's 2018 awards.

Japan’s Ant Capital holds final close on LP secondaries fund – exclusive

The firm has hit the target of its Bridge No5-B Private Equity Secondary Investment Fund and launched its latest direct secondaries vehicle.
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Lexington lead buyer on $1.3bn Norinchukin portfolio – exclusive

The portfolio, which the secondaries giant split with another buyer, included EQT, Apax Partners and BC Partners fund stakes.

Fubon Life makes first commitments to Ardian and Lexington

The Taiwanese insurer has committed $80m a piece to ASF VIII and Lexington Capital Partners IX at a time when Asian insurers are upping their alternatives exposure to boost returns.
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Campbell Lutyens appoints ex-Bain & Co partner to advisory board

Suvir Varma has spent 17 years with the management consultancy advising PE firms and SWFs on their investment strategies in Asia-Pacific.

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