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Pomona adds debt, buyout stakes in H2 2016

Pomona Investment Fund's acquisitions included a stake in an Audax Group mezzanine fund which became the vehicle’s largest single fund exposure.

HarbourVest seeks buyers for Conversus portfolio – exclusive

The global investment manager is not using an intermediary to shop the bundle of stakes it acquired in a 2012 take-private deal.

SLEPET buys €​20m Nordic Capital VII stake

SL Capital Partners' listed FoF paid a 2% premium, compared with a 2.5% discount for a stake in the same fund in September 2015.

HarbourVest: charting the uncharted

Secondaries Investor sat down with the winners from the most-talked about deal of the year, HarbourVest Partners, to discuss complex deals, what's next for the firm, and those three little letters: SVG.

Kline Hill takes London-listed PEI private

The niche secondaries firm acquired over 95% of shares in the London-listed private equity fund of funds in a friendly takeover deal.

SVG agrees to new HarbourVest portfolio bid

The London-listed private equity investor has accepted HarbourVest's offer to acquire its portfolio after the global investment firm raised its offer by £24m.

HarbourVest ups ante, offers to buy SVG’s whole portfolio

In an effort to trump a £748m preliminary agreement SVG reached with rival suitors Goldman Sachs and CPPIB, HarbourVest has also offered to buy the London-listed private equity investor's entire portfolio, but for at least £783m.

Schroders backs SVG as HarbourVest deadline looms

SVG’s second-largest shareholder says it is ‘supportive of the SVG management’ as the UK private equity investor fends off an unsolicited bid from US rival HarbourVest Partners.

Pantheon commits $888m to secondaries

The firm's listed fund of funds also sold a portfolio of 34 tail-end buyout stakes worth £33m in the first half of the year, according to its annual report.

SVG fends off HarbourVest bid with NAV uplift

The London-listed private equity investor urged shareholders to take no action on HarbourVest Partners' £1bn bid, saying the 650p-a-share final offer ‘undervalues the company’.