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ACE plots one-and-done on fourth secondaries fund – exclusive

Secondary Investments IV has a $20m hard-cap to stay within its niche, according to co-founder Sherif ElHalwagy.

Access sells buyout stake to Cubera

The French private equity firm has sold a tail-end interest in a Norwegian buyout fund on the back of a portfolio sale to Finland's eQ.

CPPIB backs Olympus stapled deal – exclusive

Canada's largest pension fund has used preferred equity in a transaction that helps the Asia-focused buyout firm with its Fund V, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Candover: the saga continues

The acquisition of Arle Capital Partners by a distressed legacy specialist is the latest in an almost decade-old attempt to salvage the UK investor’s legacy portfolio, sister publication PEI reports.

Deutsche picks up tail-ends from LGT and EIF

The acquisitions comprise interests in European midmarket buyout funds.

Golding makes raft of promotions

The fund of funds manager invested around €200m in secondaries and co-investments last year, according to a statement obtained exclusively by sister publication Private Equity International.

Blackstone tops buyers’ wishlists – Palico

Secondaries buyers' desires have changed over the last 18 months with safer mega-funds more popular than niche strategies, according to Palico.

Ardian tender offer for Bridgepoint III receives tepid response – exclusive

The global investment firm's offer of par to 30 June NAV was not taken up by the majority of LPs, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Younger funds sales jump 30% – Greenhill Cogent

Opportunistic sellers are adding newer vintage funds to their portfolio sales in order to attract better pricing for the bundles, according to a report by the investment bank.

SURS seeks manager for annual $300m mandate

The $17bn pension fund wants to hire a manager to help it achieve diversification across vintage year, industry sector and strategy type.

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