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Performance Watch: Hollyport Capital

As Hollyport seeks $750m for its latest flagship fund, we look at the terms of the fund and the niche secondaries specialist's performance so far.

Partners Group targets newer vintages and complex portfolios

Co-chief executive David Layton says he is 'pleased' that most pre-crisis dealflow has worked its way through the system.

Private equity needs to become a liquid asset class and here’s why

LPs not proactively managing their mature fund commitments are incurring potentially huge opportunity costs.

Selling at a discount is better than holding tail-ends – report

An analysis of private equity funds by Upwelling Capital shows holding funds for longer than 10 years brings more downside risk than upside potential.

Ardian snags $550m Skandia portfolio – exclusive

The Swedish life insurer sold stakes in funds managed by Bridgepoint, EQT and IK, among others.

Lexington buys UK tail-ends from West Midlands Pension

The firm used its latest fund to acquire positions in funds managed by Scottish Equity Partners and Gresham, having bought several UK-based assets in 2018.

Hollyport seeking $750m for latest secondaries fund – exclusive

The tail-end specialist is seeking $250m more than it raised for its predecessor, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Schroder Adveq picks up Partners tail-ends

The stakes were sold by a mature fund of funds vehicle and were in vehicles managed by EQT, BC Partners and other big names.
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BRG: How to extract liquidity from tail-end assets

Executives from BRG discuss the alternatives to liquidity for mature funds that are struggling to access the secondaries market in this sponsored Q&A.

Counterparty? What counterparty?

Buyers who acquire assets from a fund that is winding down need to be aware of several key issues, including the lack of a counterparty from which to recover any losses, according to Proskauer's Andy Shore.
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