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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.

Lexington: newer vintages are the next opportunity

The transition away from tail-ends and GP-led restructurings is already happening, said Pal Ristvedt at BVCA's annual conference.

Schroder Adveq picks up UK tail-end stakes

The firm's mature secondaries fund has acquired stakes in vehicles managed by Vision Capital, DH Private Equity and Abingworth, among others.

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.

The stakes Florida SBA sold to Ardian

Carlyle, Apollo and Blackstone funds were among those that changed hands in the deal involving $644m of NAV.

Mass Mutual sells European fund stakes

Committed Advisors has acquired fund interests including IK 2007, which holds hydraulics and pneumatics company DGI.