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Industry Ventures raises $335m for hybrid VC fund of funds

The firm's fifth hybrid fund, which can buy early-stage secondaries stakes, brings total assets under management to $3.4bn.

HighGear seeks $100m for VC secondaries

The firm, founded by former Industry Ventures partner Jim Jones, counts streaming service Pandora among its investments.

Healthcare secondaries: ‘the classic definition of a niche’

Scott Halsted, managing partner of Leerink Partners, discusses steep discounts, regulatory risk and how to deploy in a small and difficult market.

StepStone spin-out hires new managing partner

Sweetwater is seeking $150m from endowments and family offices to invest in VC secondaries.

StepStone spin-out targets $150m for VC secondaries

The firm founded by StepStone's former secondaries head had been investing on a deal-by-deal basis.

Are European VC secondaries just for specialists?

An improving European VC market and broadening buyer mandates have tempted secondaries buyers, but experts urge caution before diving in.

Cipio adds entrepreneur to investment team

The firm is investing Fund VII, a €174m vehicle, which invests in both direct secondaries and growth.

Industry Ventures promotes two secondaries professionals

The firm has promoted Lindsay Sharma and Ira Simkhovitch to principals on its secondaries investment team.

Sobera acquires healthcare directs portfolio

The Berlin-headquartered firm continues to acquire assets on a deal-by-deal basis and is unlikely to deviate from this strategy any time soon.

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.

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