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The CEE and CIS regions are disproportionately represented in terms of managers failing to raise successor funds, according to data from industry body EMPEA.
Asia is the largest while the majority of transactions are direct secondaries.
Dushy Sivanithy, who spent 10 years at Pantheon, will oversee origination activity across the firm’s primary fundraising, secondaries and strategic advisory services.
Each regional market poses its own set of challenges and opportunities according to Darren Massara, managing partner at the only Asian firm to make our Si30 ranking.
Good deals at a discount have been becoming harder to find in Europe for a while now, so what are GPs doing if they’re not playing the discount game?
The Swiss fund of funds, formerly known as APEN, continues its new strategy of focusing on co-investments and secondaries in emerging markets.
Laurence Allen, chief executive of NYPPEX, recommended that its clients sell interests in PE funds exposed to countries such as Brazil.
Some of the best emerging markets secondary opportunities can be found in Asia.
Fund of funds firm Mantra expects to close its latest fund in the next four weeks after 10 months of fundraising. The firm focuses on niche and listed private equity strategies in sectors including oil and gas, mining, litigation funding, intellectual property and agribusiness.
PineBridge closed its third secondaries fund on $308m, shy of its $500m target last month.