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Children of the revolution

As the secondaries market continues to drive change in the world of private capital, there are lessons to be learned, according to panellists at the BVCA’s annual conference.

​Portugal’s Explorer struggles to close staple – exclusive

The lower- and mid-market-focused firm had hired Greenhill Cogent to work on a tender offer process on its 2009-vintage fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Asante enters secondaries advisory – exclusive

The firm is putting together a 10-strong secondaries team, split between London and New York, to focus on vanilla deals as well as more complex processes.

BC Partners to close Fund X with aid of staple

The vehicle is closing on up to €6.7bn target on the back of a stapled deal with Lexington Partners over the summer.

Unpicking the Mubadala stapled deal

Ardian had a 50% interest-free deferment on the purchase price, to be repaid on 31 December.

All eyes on Apax and Nordic

The success or failure of two significant GP-led processes will have widespread consequences for the secondaries market.

Notes on EQT’s staple deal

We take a closer look at the Nordic firm's recent deal and the vogue for stapled transactions.

Partners Group leads EQT staple – exclusive

The deal involves stakes in the Swedish firm's 2011-vintage buyout fund and a commitment to its latest Asia-focused vehicle.

Newbury buys Palamon stakes

The deal involves the London firm's latest buyout fund which was part-raised by a 2015 stapled deal involving a group of buyers led by Goldman Sachs.

BC Fund IX LPs agree $1bn staple with Lexington

Twenty-two LPs sold stakes to the secondaries house, which has made a staple commitment to BC Partners’ latest fund worth around 30% of the total.