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Jeremy Coller_Coller Capital
The secondaries powerhouse's latest vehicle is 26% larger than its 2014-vintage predecessor and comes amid record highs for secondaries fundraising and GP-led volume.
Portfolio Advisors Secondary Fund IV, which targets US mid-market buyout funds, has received a $150m investment from PSERS.
Capital-raising for secondaries vehicles last year grew almost threefold, with Ardian, Lexington Partners and Goldman Sachs leading the charge.
crystal ball
With a record $95.6bn raised for secondaries vehicles last year, the question is how the fundraising party will carry on.
The firm has also opened an office in Frankfurt – its first in Germany – as it seeks €750m for infrastructure secondaries.
Allianz Global Diversified Infrastructure Equity Fund will pursue primary fund commitments, secondaries transactions and co-investments globally.
The evergreen fund will aim to invest in a mix of secondaries, direct investments and co-investments in credit and equity.
The niche secondaries firm has raised nearly 60% more for Fund V than the amount raised for its 2017-vintage predecessor.
The five largest secondaries funds to hold a final close in 2020 raised more than $60bn combined.
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The world's largest asset manager expects to hold the final close on its debut secondaries fund in Q1 2021.

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