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Crestline seeks $500m for late-stage PE fund financing

The fund can issue debt or preferred equity and buy fund stakes on the secondaries market, documents from a US pension show.

Ex-Greenhill Asia head resurfaces at Lazard

Dominik Woessner will be based in Singapore, where he spent 10 years in Greenhill Cogent's Asian secondaries advisory team.

LACERA seeks secondaries advisor in line with strategic change

The $48bn pension fund has proposed giving its CIO freedom to sell up to $500m in fund stakes per year without needing board approval.

Goldman seeks New York-based VP

The investment bank's AIMS unit wants to hire someone to evaluate secondaries private equity deals with a focus on valuations.

Why secondaries are not a free lunch: the myth of the J-curve

In the third part of our series, Cyril Demaria, head of private markets at Wellershoff & Partners, argues the wait for returns is not as long as people think.

Deutsche buys in LGT FoF liquidation

The mature portfolio includes stakes in funds managed with exposure to restaurant chain Pizza Hut and gift and card shop Paperchase.

Decoding the CalPERS request for information

The US's largest public pension, which has launched a search for potential partners, expects to grow its secondaries and SMAs participation by 'material amounts.'

CPPIB and Goldman back $950m Enfoca GP-led

The deal, which involves three of the Peruvian private equity firm's existing funds, is understood to be the largest GP-led transaction to come out of Latin America.

Expect fundraising to look slower this year

The record amount of capital hauled in for private equity secondaries in 2017 is unlikely to be repeated in 2018.

AlpInvest promotes Perriello to partner

The Carlyle fund of funds unit made Chris Perriello a partner and made two other promotions in its secondaries team.