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Headway to hold first close on HIP IV – exclusive

The firm is looking to hold a first close in July, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Finland’s Certior hires eQ exec

The private equity and credit firm has hired Olli Heinila, a professional with primary, secondaries and co-investment experience.

Draper Esprit: primary and secondaries differentiation is ‘a bit weird’

Chief executive Simon Cook speaks to Secondaries Investor about the firm's approach to the secondaries market, the problems with the traditional private equity model and a deal that is edging towards close.

Aberdeen finds value in early secondaries

Amid high pricing for secondaries, the firm is focusing on committing to vehicles in fundraising that have already held a first close and have made a few investments.

PE sees glimmer of Brexit hope in election outcome

A hung parliament may mean more uncertainty in the short term, but opens up the possibility of a favourable deal for the financial sector.

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.

Unigestion raises €300m with Union Investment

PE-Invest 3 will invest globally in private equity funds as well as secondaries and direct investments.

Newbury hits $700m first close – exclusive

The firm expects to hold the final close by the end of June, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Composition Capital Partners to wind down

The real estate fund of funds manager had explored an asset sale on the secondaries market last year.

Emerging markets hold $48bn in stranded capital

The CEE and CIS regions are disproportionately represented in terms of managers failing to raise successor funds, according to data from industry body EMPEA.