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Deutsche buys in LGT FoF liquidation

The mature portfolio includes stakes in funds managed with exposure to restaurant chain Pizza Hut and gift and card shop Paperchase.

Pantheon hires ex-fighter pilot amid raft of promotions

The investment firm made 32 promotions globally including at least five who work on secondaries.

Axon hires principal

Vincent de Boursetty will be based in Zug and work across the fund placement and secondaries advisory lines.

Deutsche builds up secondaries team with Meketa hire

Daniel Green, who was also CIO at Greenpark Capital, has joined the firm as EMEA head of private equity secondaries.

Akina set for January close on hard-cap – exclusive

The Swiss firm is seeking €300m to make investments of between €5m and €30m in small- and mid-market European targets.

Looking forward: Americas and Europe

Secondaries volume is likely to have a record year with the market developing in many ways. Here are six predictions for 2018.

Unigestion secondaries fund closes on target – exclusive

The Swiss firm has raised €300m to invest in the smaller end of the market, seeking a net IRR of 20%.

Coller promotes principal to partner – exclusive

Louise Boothby, who has been at the firm since 2010, will be responsible for deal origination and execution at the firm's London office.

Looking back: Top five fund closes of 2017

This year may prove to be another record-breaking period for secondaries fundraising.

Aberdeen PE offloads portfolio, prepares for liquidation

The listed private equity fund sold the $218m portfolio after a majority of shareholders said they no longer wanted to invest.