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Strategic Partners backs $230m Nordic infra deal

The Blackstone unit has tapped its latest real assets fund to emerge as the winner of a competitive tender offer process run by Campbell Lutyens.

Verdane exits Swedish defence company

The Nordic direct secondaries firm acquired the interest in Exensor in 2013 when it acquired the remaining assets of a 2000-vintage VC fund.

GIC warns of investor complacency

The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund has noted that high pricing amid global market uncertainty will deliver inadequate returns.

Adams Street’s Gull on life after PE

As the investment firm's head of secondaries, Jason Gull experienced a daily adrenalin rush. He tells Secondaries Investor about how his life has changed since retirement.

SLEPET acquires TowerBrook IV stake

The listed arm of SL Capital Partners acquired three stakes in the six months to March.

Asia Alternatives seeks $1.3bn for latest FoF

As much as 30% of the fund will be invested in secondaries and direct co-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.

Verdane picks up Swedish music tech firm

The direct secondaries firm has made the fifth deal from Verdane IX by buying a majority stake in Propellerhead Software.

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.

Partners buys €450m Nordic RE portfolio

The deal includes 97 retail, office and hotel assets in Sweden and Finland and is the second large portfolio Partners has acquired from Sveafastigheter.