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Greenspring back with third VC secondaries fund

Baltimore Fire and Police is mulling a commitment to the vehicle.

Wisconsin’s EWM launches fund for unicorn secondaries

Endowment Wealth Management, a financial advisor from the American mid-west, has already bought six stakes in startups valued at more than $1bn.

Vintage promotes two to partner

The VC-focused fund of funds made six promotions across its investment and operations team as it continues to deploy secondaries Fund X.

Neuberger Berman backs Fondo Italiano spin-out

The investment firm has acquired minority direct stakes in the fund's portfolio companies and will work with the Italian manager to raise a country-focused fund.
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Headway makes 2x exit on French animation studio

The firm, which focuses on smaller, more complex secondaries deals, has nearly fully invested its third fund and is halfway to raising a fourth.

Verdane makes ninth investment from latest fund

The Nordic direct secondaries specialist has invested 40% of its 2016-vintage fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Challenges and opportunities in European direct secondaries

Cipio Partners' Roland Dennert discusses the kind of deals he is seeing, the problem with unicorns and how a maturing tech industry is likely to mean larger funds in future.

Terra Firma direct secondaries head departs

Michele Russo, a Doughty Hanson and Lazard veteran who joined the buyout firm as a managing director, has left after over one year in the role, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Unpicking the Mubadala stapled deal

Ardian had a 50% interest-free deferment on the purchase price, to be repaid on 31 December.

Industry Ventures’ Swildens on VC secondaries

Hans Swildens is chief executive and founder of the venture capital-focused fund of funds and secondaries specialist. He speaks to Secondaries Investor about who's selling what, the rise of corporate spin-outs, and how small and complex rules the day.