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Pantheon seeks $2bn for secondaries – exclusive

Pantheon Global Secondary Fund VI is seeking a little less than its predecessor and registered the fund in Europe in December.

Secondaries partner leaves Elm Capital

Secondaries Investor Young Gun Bernhard Ellmer had been at the advisory firm since 2012 and a partner since 2016.

Why these French retail vehicles are spurring secondaries dealflow

Ludovic Douge, head of secondaries at advisory firm and placement agent Jasmin Capital, discusses FIPs and FCPIs and why an inability to extend the vehicles' lives is spurring restructuring opportunities.

17Capital hires Lazard Young Gun

Pierre Garnier, who spent three years at Pantheon and was most recently a vice-president at Lazard, joined the preferred equity specialist in June.

Montana continues build-out with CFO hire

The appointment of Katja Baur follows that of former Adveq chief Sven Liden, who became COO of the secondaries buyer last month.

UK trust reveals Banco Popolare spin-out role

F&C Private Equity Trust joined Montana Capital Partners in backing the €33m management buyout of Banco Popolare de Vicenza’s PE business.

Glendower emerges as BlueGem buyer

Assets in the deal include UK wine wholesaler Enotria & Coe and cosmetic surgeons chain Private Clinic Group.

Lazard hires Greenhill principal – exclusive

Nadira Huda, a Secondaries Investor Young Gun, becomes the second Greenhill professional to move across this year.

LGT’s latest secondaries fund in five charts

IT, growth capital and emerging markets are some of themes to have emerged so far in the investment period of LGT's latest secondaries fund.

Cipio adds entrepreneur to investment team

The firm is investing Fund VII, a €174m vehicle, which invests in both direct secondaries and growth.

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