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Deutsche buys in LGT FoF liquidation

The mature portfolio includes stakes in funds managed with exposure to restaurant chain Pizza Hut and gift and card shop Paperchase.

Looking back: Top five deals of 2017

Secondaries Investor examines the transactions that caught the eye over the last 12 months.

Looking back: Asia-Pacific

Deals linked to Asia-Pacific made headlines in a year when deal volume and fundraising in the region flatlined.

Standard Life Aberdeen eyes VC secondaries – exclusive

The firm is likely to launch a fund in the second half of 2018 spurred on by the bright outlook for the European VC market.

Ardian picks up Cinven stakes from Altamar

The investment firm acquired stakes in Cinven's 2006-vintage flagship fund which holds UK financial advisor Just Group and German truck component maker JOST.

Pomona and Strategic Partners trade tail-end Lion stakes

The 2004-vintage Lion Capital has invested in names including Weetabix, Jimmy Choo and Russia's largest vodka producer.

Glendower buys into KIA stake sale

Kuwait Investment Authority has been offloading European private equity stakes in line with changes taking place at its London office.

Greenhill’s Murphy loosens grip on the reins – exclusive

The secondaries veteran's move to the role of senior advisor comes after several other changes in the advisory business.

Carlyle stakes trade hands

Blackstone's Strategic Partners acquired stakes in the firm's 2007-vintage European technology fund, and 2003- and 2007-vintage European buyout vehicles.
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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.