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Draper Esprit makes secondaries bet on European tech

The London-listed investor has acquired stakes in two funds managed by Earlybird, a German VC firm with more than €1bn in assets.
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BEX eyes as much as $350m for Fund III

The niche secondaries firm switched to US dollars from euros with its latest fundraise.
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Exponent suspends tender offer on £1bn fund – exclusive

The UK-focused buyout firm, which is seeking £1bn for its latest fund, has been exploring a GP-led process on its 2015-vintage vehicle.

How strip sales could insulate GPs from a no-deal Brexit

GPs worried about the UK's fate but who want to leave money on the table should look to secondaries for their backup plan.

Partners Group eyes ‘niche’ LP portfolios amid split pricing market

The firm invested $7.7bn in 'portfolio assets' that include secondaries deals last year.

Coller promotes Martins Marnauza to partner

The promotion brings the total number of partners at the secondaries firm to 29.

PEI Awards: only 3 days of voting left!

Voting closes at the end of this week; have your say over who takes the honours in one of the 12 secondaries categories.

Montana Capital Partners buys ICG Trust fund and co-invest stakes

The firm has gained exposure to Kester Capital's 2013-vintage European buyout fund and healthcare manufacturer Frontier Medical Group.

HarbourVest backs Investcorp stapled deal

The firm backed a $185m secondaries process on the Gulf-headquartered investor's 2007-vintage tech fund and made a stapled commitment to its successor.

Debevoise promotes secondaries professional

Delphine Jaugey, who worked on the 2012 Lloyds Banking Group portfolio sale to Coller Capital, was promoted to international counsel.

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