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Ardian offloads $700m portfolio to Strategic Partners – exclusive

Stakes offloaded so far include tail-end interests in Carlyle, Lyceum Capital and Rutland Partners-managed vehicles, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Kline Hill’s debut fund 50% invested

The fund's purchases include stakes in two Akina Partners funds acquired with secondaries firm Newbury Partners.

Segulah pulls Fund IV restructuring

The Swedish mid-market firm has cancelled the secondaries process on its 2007-vintage fund due to several potential liquidity events, including an offer by a strategic buyer for one of the assets.

Ardian to offload at least $1bn in secondaries stakes

The sale includes stakes held in its 2006-vintage AXA Secondary Fund IV, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Strategic Partners picks up stakes from Invesco

The stakes included a position in Bridgepoint Europe II, which has one remaining majority-owned asset.

Royal Mail legacy sale attracts first bids – exclusive

The $600m portfolio comprises two mandates from Pantheon and Pathway Capital Management, Secondaries Investor has learned.

LGT leads syndicate in Baring Vostok restructuring – exclusive

Limited partners in the Russian private equity firm's 2000-vintage fund will decide by early September if they want to sell their stakes, Secondaries Investor has learned.

LGT buys tail-end stake from Pantheon and Diageo

Sales of stakes in tail-ends – mature funds which often hold a handful of portfolio companies – are expected to increase as a percentage of the secondaries market this year.

Lexington sells tail-end European portfolio to Willowridge

The purchase included stakes in at least seven private equity funds managed by some of Europe's top firms including 3i, IK Investment Partners and Cinven.

Partners buys European portfolio from Santander

The Spanish bank’s private equity arm has offloaded stakes in PAI Partners, EQT and August Equity-managed funds amid expectations financial institutions will return as sellers this year.