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Looking forward: Asia-Pacific

After several bumper deals in 2018, what will next year hold for the region?

The NEA spin-out – a glimpse of VC’s future

Goldman Sachs and Hamilton Lane's backing of a $1.35bn VC directs deal shows it is no longer a place where buyers struggle to write big tickets.

Goldman and Hamilton Lane back $1.4bn direct secondaries deal

NewView Capital Management, which acquired a portfolio of 31 stakes from VC-giant NEA, used them to seed its debut fund.

Industry Ventures bulks up secondaries capability

The VC-focused firm has promoted two investment professionals and made two secondaries-focused associate hires.

Balderton targets VC directs with $145m fund

The VC firm, one of Europe's largest, will use the vehicle to make direct secondaries investments in European technology companies.

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.

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