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Verdane makes ninth investment from latest fund

The Nordic direct secondaries specialist has invested 40% of its 2016-vintage fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

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.

Three questions with Vintage Partners’ Alan Feld

The Israel-based fund of funds has just closed its fourth secondaries fund on $215m. Co-founder Alan Feld discusses the opportunities he is seeing in the market and how secondaries investors need to do more for the companies and GPs they work with.

Vintage collects $215m for technology secondaries

The Israel-based VC secondaries specialist has held the final close on its fourth dedicated fund.

Draper Esprit: primary and secondaries differentiation is ‘a bit weird’

Chief executive Simon Cook speaks to Secondaries Investor about the firm's approach to the secondaries market, the problems with the traditional private equity model and a deal that is edging towards close.

Venture pricing jumps most among strategies

Average high bids for stakes in VC funds increased by 11% compared with a year ago, according to intermediary Setter Capital.

BlackRock, Strategic Partners in series of tail-end deals

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

Top Tier to hold first close on Velocity Fund II

The firm has raised around 90% of the target for its latest fund focusing on VC fund and direct secondaries, documents from a US pension show.

Top Tier seeks $250m for VC secondaries fund – exclusive

The Paul Capital spinout is back in market with its sophomore dedicated secondaries fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Industry Ventures boosts investment team amid promotions

The VC secondaries specialist has enlarged its investment team by at least five over the past year.