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Harvard endowment to continue illiquids reduction

The $36bn fund reported strong private equity returns after implementing an “aggressive” restructuring plan in December 2016.

BC Partners staple: sellers revealed

LPs that chose to sell their stakes in BC European Capital IX to Lexington Partners include media group scions, insurers and endowments.

Connecticut re-ups with Landmark

The US state's Retirement Plans and Trust Funds has committed $100m to the secondaries firm's latest private equity vehicle.
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SEC to crack down on misleading marketing materials

The regulator issued a risk alert after finding consistent shortcomings in the way performance is advertised.

Michigan commits to Ardian infra secondaries fund

The $30m commitment to ASF VII Infrastructure is part of a $1bn alternatives push by the US pension manager.

LP sentiment on secondaries dampens

Expectations of capital distributions are up, with high pricing and dry powder dampening deployment, according to a report by Rede Partners.

Industry Ventures’ Swildens on VC secondaries

Hans Swildens is chief executive and founder of the venture capital-focused fund of funds and secondaries specialist. He speaks to Secondaries Investor about who's selling what, the rise of corporate spin-outs, and how small and complex rules the day.

Evercore on rolling over assets, part 2

In this second part of our Q&A, advisor Evercore's Nigel Dawn discusses GP-led deals and where that sector of the market might go from here.

Minnesota to commit $150m to Landmark RE VIII

This is the $82bn pension's first investment with the private equity and real estate secondaries firm.

RCP seeks $425m for third secondaries fund – exclusive

The firm raised the same amount for its predecessor vehicle that acquires stakes in North American lower- and mid-market funds.