Secondary deal flow has reached record breaking levels in 2014. Regulatory reform and economic recovery have helped, but that is not the whole story - the maturing market is arguably more...
Secondaries | 11 Sep 2014 |
Jason Sambanju, formerly co-head of Asia at Paul Capital Partners, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) as head of Asia secondaries.
People | 14 Jul 2014 |
NewQuest Capital Partners has reached a final close of $316 million on its second pan-Asia fund, exceeding the $300 million target. The announcement comes as the secondaries specialist is poised to take private US-listed China Hydroelectric in a deal...
Fundraising | 03 Jul 2014 |
Secondary fundraising has reached new highs over the past year, signaling greater investor appetite for the asset class. What is driving the demand and who is likely to benefit?
Secondaries | 25 Jun 2014 |
David Pierce, previously a partner at FLAG Squadron Asia, has been appointed managing director and head of Asia at Harald Quandt (HQ) Capital.
People | 03 Jun 2014 |
Japanese secondaries investor WM Partners (WMP) has completed the debut transaction from its first fund, acquiring a 12% interest in B2B marketing platform Shanon.
Secondaries | 30 Apr 2014 |
Ardian, known as Axa Private Equity until it spun out last year, has raised $9 billion for its latest global secondaries fund.
Fundraising | 24 Apr 2014 |
Pomona Capital has reached a final close on its eighth global secondaries fund at the $1.75 billion hard cap. The vehicle, which had a target of $1.3 billion, was substantially oversubscribed.
Fundraising | 15 Apr 2014 |
Paul Capital’s Hong Kong office is among those that will close as the secondaries specialist winds down its global operations. This follows the reported breakdown of a sale to Hamilton Lane.
Secondaries | 20 Mar 2014 |
Ironbridge Capital has dropped its proposed stapled secondary transaction that would have allowed investors to exit or rollover their positions into a new vehicle with the option of making a commitment to a new primary fund. AVCJ understands the deal...
Secondaries | 19 Mar 2014 |
Secondary restructuring opportunities are on the rise in Asia, but investors are wary of giving managers fresh primary capital on top. Deal flow is hard to source, even harder to execute, and highly bespoke
Secondaries | 19 Mar 2014 |
Auda International has announced a final close on its third global secondaries fund at $332 million, exceeding the initial target of $300 million. Existing Auda investors accounted for more than 60% of the capital raised.
Secondaries | 29 Jan 2014 |
Axiom Asia has followed a consistent approach in backing small to mid-market country funds in the Asia Pacific region. Chihtsung Lam, the firm’s co-founder and managing partner, explains the strategy
LPs | 29 Jan 2014
Hamilton Lane has added two senior professionals to its Asia team, appointing Mingchen Xia as principal on the fund investment team and Yen Li Chew as vice president within its business development group - both will be based in Hong Kong.
People | 21 Jan 2014 |
Portfolio Advisors has closed its second dedicated global private equity secondaries fund at $910 million. The vehicle launched in 2011 and began investing in the third quarter of 2012, focusing on direct secondary fund interests.
Fundraising | 17 Jan 2014 |
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