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GP-LP relationship ‘challenged’ by transparency demands

Two reports conclude transparency requirements are affecting the GP-LP dynamic and can be difficult to achieve.
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Headway makes 2x exit on French animation studio

The firm, which focuses on smaller, more complex secondaries deals, has nearly fully invested its third fund and is halfway to raising a fourth.

RCP Advisors holds first close on Fund III

RCP Secondary Opportunity Fund III, which launched in July with a $500m hard-cap, will focus on lower and mid-market North American funds.

Canada’s Cygnus launches secondaries fund

The firm's main business is giving Canadian investors low-cost access to KKR funds through a Canada-domiciled vehicle.

Montana Capital returns with Fund IV – exclusive

The Swiss niche secondaries firm took 10 weeks to raise its previous vehicle which held a first and final close on €406m in 2015.

Hollyport closes Fund VI on $500m hard-cap – exclusive

This is the first dollar-demoninated fund for the tail-end specialist, which attracted US and multinational institutional LPs to its latest vehicle.

Portfolio Advisors eyes H2 closes for PASF III

Details of the firm's latest secondaries vehicle were revealed in documents prepared for PSERS, which made its debut commitment to a fund managed by the GP.

Lex on fire

Lexington Partners has inked a series of high-profile deals recently and its return to market may be just around the corner.

Newbury nears hard-cap for Fund IV

The secondaries firm has surpassed the target of its latest fund and is yet to hold the final close on its latest vehicle.

Lexington’s mid-market IV bolsters Q3 fundraising

Fundraising for private equity secondaries rose by more than one-third year-on-year, with Lexington's $2.7bn raise accounting for the lion's share of capital.