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Competition drives innovation among buyers

Almost 90% of respondents to a recent survey by Campbell Lutyens described the market as 'competitive' or 'highly competitive'.

Venture pricing jumps most among strategies

Average high bids for stakes in VC funds increased by 11% compared with a year ago, according to intermediary Setter Capital.

Infra secondaries: pricing, sourcing and due diligence

Partners Group's Dmitriy Antropov discusses the strength of asset pricing, the best ways to source deals and the skill set required for due diligence in this third extract from The Secondaries Market.

Partners Group laments ‘very ambitious’ market valuations

Pricing has reached 'unusually high levels', according to the investment firm's chairman.

Secondaries deal volume: slip sliding away

Deal value in the secondaries market dropped slightly last year, but billion-dollar transactions in the pipeline should ensure a better 2017.

PEFOX: average pricing hits par

Buyers are focusing on simply deploying the large amounts of dry powder available rather than seeking strong financial returns, according to the intermediary.
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NYPPEX: Fewer exits will lead to Q1 pricing drop – exclusive

Weak IPO and M&A activity in Q3 will lead to average high bids falling by as much as 9 percentage points, according to a report obtained exclusively by Secondaries Investor.

Pricing falls in Q3 – Setter Capital

Secondaries funds themselves were among four strategies that had rises in pricing amid overall drops during the period.

Notes from New York

Secondaries Investor has been in the Big Apple talking to market participants. Here’s how things look from North America.

Lexington and KKR among biggest movers in Q1 pricing

Average high bids fell to 91% of NAV in the first quarter as buyers sought younger funds, according to data from PEFOX.