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Whitehorse nearing Fund II final close

The preferred equity specialist founded by Yann Robard has raised $975m for its second fund.

17Capital hires Lazard Young Gun

Pierre Garnier, who spent three years at Pantheon and was most recently a vice-president at Lazard, joined the preferred equity specialist in June.

Whitehorse closes in on hard-cap

The preferred equity specialist has raised $836m since launching in January, more than twice the total raised for its debut fund.

AlpInvest, Ardian take PEI’s secondaries awards

Bumper fundraising, stapled deals and preferred equity were some of the themes in the awards for 2017.

A ‘majority’ of LPs seeking secondaries market alternative

A survey carried out by 17Capital suggests most LPs do not feel their liquidity needs are met by the secondaries market.

Whitehorse raises at least $730m for Fund II

The preferred equity specialist has raised $729m a month after Secondaries Investor reported that the firm was preparing to hold a close in the first quarter.

Five things you didn’t know about Landmark’s latest PE secondaries fund

The fund has a 14-year life and 60% of the GP commitment will be put forward by the firm's parent.

17Capital IR head departs – exclusive

Beate Pelz has left the preferred equity specialist after two and half years as the firm adds an analyst to its team.

CPPIB backs Olympus stapled deal – exclusive

Canada's largest pension fund has used preferred equity in a transaction that helps the Asia-focused buyout firm with its Fund V, Secondaries Investor has learned.

CPPIB’s Riva joins Whitehorse – exclusive

Giorgio Riva, a key member of the Canadian pension giant's secondaries team, has joined the preferred equity specialist as a partner, Secondaries Investor has learned.

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