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Idinvest hires IR and marketing head for global push

Charles Daulon du Laurens has been hired to help the firm internationalise its investor base across primaries, secondaries, VC and mezzanine.
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Eaton Partners plants flag in New York

The new office – the placement agent’s ninth globally – will facilitate the firm’s increasing work in the secondaries advisory space.

Infra and distressed credit were the biggest Q3 risers

The hunt for yield has helped push up average high bids for infrastructure funds by almost 11%, according to Setter Capital.

What returns on agri secondaries?

Sister publication Agri Investor spoke to Stafford Capital Partners' Bernd Schanzenbaecher to find out more about the firm’s agriculture strategy days after it made its first investment in the asset class.

Stafford holds third close on timberland FoF

The private markets firm is two-thirds of the way to the $500m target for Fund VIII which can acquire stakes in funds focusing on the strategy.

Prices for special sits and turnaround increase

Average high bids for special situations and timber funds increased by 11.03% and 32.44% respectively over the period.

Landmark on the return of the mega-deal, part 1

Ian Charles, a partner on Landmark Partners’ private equity team and Jamie Sunday, a partner on the firm’s real estate team, discuss how secondaries transactions worth more than $1bn may lead to a record year for deal volume.

Pantheon targets $1.2bn for third infrastructure fund

The global investment firm's latest vehicle in the strategy will focus on secondaries and co-investments.

Coller: geopolitical uncertainty creates attractive opportunities

Brexit, the Trump administration and concerns in emerging markets are the biggest challenges to investing this year, according to the secondaries firm's founder and chief investment officer.

HarbourVest makes real assets VP hire

Benjamin Wu will focus on secondaries, directs and primaries from the firm's Toronto office.