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Pantheon adds secondaries heads to international investment committee

Matt Jones and Rudy Scarpa are two of four promotions to the committee, which also counts secondaries professionals Elly Livingstone and Dennis McCrary as members.

Partners real estate gets US pension re-up

El Paso Firemen & Policemen's Pension Fund has made a commitment to Partners Group Real Estate Secondary 2017 which is seeking €2bn.

Illinois Muni seeks manager with secondaries know-how

The pension is putting an initial $50m towards a separate PE account that can invest in primaries, secondaries and co-investments.

Thomas H Lee mulls GP-led process on $8.1bn fund – exclusive

One of private equity's oldest buyout firms is in discussions with its LPAC over a potential process, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Northleaf poaches Vision Capital partner for New York office launch

Matt Shafer will lead the New York team and focus on the origination and execution of secondaries transactions.

GCM Grosvenor hits $700m secondaries hard-cap

The firm, which focuses on deals of under $50m, was originally targeting $250m, according to a filing with the SEC.

Campbell Lutyens returnee to head North American real assets

Guillermo Marroquin, who has rejoined the firm from Macquarie, will lead origination activities and manage relationships.

Landmark: RE secondaries up 20% on heels of Harvard transaction

Dollar volume climbed $1bn year-on-year as endowments reduced their legacy fund portfolios and fund sponsors continued to recapitalise funds and partnerships.

Greenhill and Setter: six of the best on secondaries in 2017

Record volumes, high prices and the growing popularity of VC funds are among the trends outlined in recent reports from the secondaries advisors.

Portfolio Advisors closes on $1.5bn hard-cap

The fund, which was targeting $1bn, includes El Paso City Employees' Pension Fund, according to PEI data.