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LGT Capital has now backed two of the largest GP-led deals in Asia this year, having participated in IDG Capital's yuan-to-dollar restructuring in September.
VC-focused NewView Capital was formed by a $1.4bn direct secondaries deal backed by Goldman Sachs and Hamilton Lane.
Liberty Street
The SharesPost100 fund, designed to democratise access to VC, is managed by ex-HQ Capital secondaries co-head Christian Munafo.
Crowdfunding platform Seedrs is aiming to attract institutional private wealth.
The tech investor is considering giving LPs the chance to sell or roll in a deal likely to be worth more than $1bn, Secondaries Investor has learned.
Venture capital
Top Tier Venture Velocity Fund III is targeting $300m to invest in a VC secondaries market where prices declined by 7 percentage points during the first half.
VC Stock Options
Groups like Coller-backed Liquid Stock, which offers employees financing to exercise stock options in exchange for future upside, have seen healthy business during the downturn.
San Francisco
In 2017, CEO Hans Swildens said Industry Ventures' funds would only exceed $500m if there was 'a massive downmarket correction'.
Information Technology
Vertex Holdings is offering liquidity options on multiple funds in a deal that could be worth as much as $500m.
The deal gave liquidity to 40,000 retail investors who averaged a 3x return on invest, Secondaries Investor has learned.

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