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Mass Mutual sells European fund stakes

The insurance company sold stakes in older EQT, IK and Epiris funds to Paris-based Committed Advisors.

Tail-end boost: the use of debt in acquiring mature stakes

Stakes in funds near the end of their lives with considerable remaining NAV have moved from being a specialist to a mainstream pursuit – and leverage can help buyers maximise returns..

eQ picks up Access portfolio

The Finnish investment firm has acquired a bundle of buyout stakes in a €138m deal from the French asset manager, Secondaries Investor has learned.

A question of value: Proskauer on structured deals and recaps

In this second part of our Q&A with law firm Proskauer, Mike Suppappola and Kate Simpson discuss the use of special purpose vehicles in structured secondaries and treading a fine line in fund restructurings and recapitalisations.

Proskauer on tail-ends and preferred equity

Proskauer's Kate Simpson and Mike Suppappola discuss important legal and structural ramifications that have arisen amid increased diversification in deal types.

Hollyport eyes final close on Fund VI above target – exclusive

The tail-end specialist expects to have raised more than $400m by the end of the quarter for its sixth fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Strategic Partners buys in $100m-plus Japanese sale

The stakes were offloaded by Norinchukin Bank, a Japanese co-operative.

What will the next recession mean for the secondaries market?

With many predicting an economic downturn, we examine the lessons from the global financial crisis and how firms are reacting a decade on.

Greenhill: H1 deal volume hit $22bn

The investment bank's analysis of the first half suggests that 2017 could break records on a number of fronts.

BlackRock, Strategic Partners in series of tail-end deals

Strategic Partners VII has picked up a glut of stakes in technology-focused funds.