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The deal comes as LP secondaries sales keep steady and drive activity with strong pricing and sellers eager to capture liquidity from private equity portfolios.
We caused a stir with reports of unnamed LP defaults last week; was it a storm in a teacup?
The plight of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, which has sold on the secondaries market as part of attempts to whittle down its alternatives portfolio, raises questions over governance and the risk for asset managers and advisors.
In this extract from The Secondaries Market, Coller Capital's Gerald Carton, discusses why LPs sell.
The OCC’s investigation could be the first step in dismantling the regulation that restricts a bank’s ability to invest in private equity.
The $8.7bn southern Californian pension has sizeable commitments with SL Capital Partners, Partners Group and Industry Ventures.
The Japanese pension giant has received 23 proposals from private equity funds of funds in its first recruitment drive for external managers for alternatives.
The world’s third largest pension fund maybe going through turmoil, but its alternatives programme still looks inviting to fundraisers.
Daniel Garant left the Canadian pension plan, which is planning to launch an in-house secondaries team, to pursue other career aspirations.
In this extract from The Secondaries Market, Brian Mooney and Jeremy Joersz of Greenhill Cogent discuss seller motivations and buyside demand drivers.

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