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Akkadian IV raises $118m for direct secondaries

The firm makes direct secondaries investments in high-growth tech companies.

Emerging markets secondaries still in their infancy

Asia is the largest while the majority of transactions are direct secondaries.

Deutsche picks up tail-ends from LGT and EIF

The acquisitions comprise interests in European midmarket buyout funds.

Clayton to divest Apollo, Bain, Warburg Pincus exposure

The newly appointed head of the US financial regulator must divest direct and indirect holdings in at least 54 private markets funds.

Pomona Investment Fund hires business development head

Bob Alderman will focus on US advisory firms and brokers at Pomona Capital's secondaries-focused vehicle for high-net-worth retail investors.
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Verdane snaps up learning tech firm

The Nordic direct secondaries specialist's acquisition of Lingit is its sixth deal from Verdane Capital IX.

Verdane picks up Swedish music tech firm

The direct secondaries firm has made the fifth deal from Verdane IX by buying a majority stake in Propellerhead Software.

Israel Secondary Fund holds final close on ISF II

The $100m fund can invest in any company with a link to Israel, opening up more than 1,000 potential targets in the US alone, according to the firm's founding managing partner.

Infrastructure secondaries: overview and participants

Partners Group's senior vice-president of private infrastructure, Dmitriy Antropov, discusses the unique characteristics of the space's secondaries market, and who the major participants are.

Michigan focuses on direct secondaries

Heightened global macroeconomic uncertainty, high valuations and market volatility are driving the $62bn US pension's strategy.