Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) will increase its allocation to alternatives to as much as 25%, up from 15%, but CIO Don Lee said there were no immediate plans to add managers in the secondary space, citing valuation challenges in the market.
Secondaries | 07 Jun 2013 |
Adams Street Partners has closed its Global Secondary Fund 5 at $1 billion, surpassing the $750 million target to raise the highest amount so far in its global secondary series of funds. It is the fourth global secondaries vehicle to reach a final close...
Fundraising | 09 May 2013 |
Former JAIC CEO Moriyoshi Matsumoto, who was responsible for the group’s secondaries business, has spun out to create an independent secondary investment platform. WM Partners is targeting up to JPY10 billion ($102 million) for its debut fund, with...
Fundraising | 18 Apr 2013 |
StepStone has held a final close of $450 million on its global secondaries fund. The vehicle, StepStone Secondary Opportunities Fund II, exceeded the original target of $350 million with commitments coming from public and corporate pension funds, insurance...
Secondaries | 17 Apr 2013 |
Gopher Asset Management, the private equity arm of NASDAQ-listed Noah holdings, has reached a first close of RMB500 million ($80 million) on its debut China secondaries fund.
Greater China | 15 Apr 2013 |
China GPs are under pressure to return cash to investors but IPO exits are challenging. Secondary sales are emerging as an option. Who best placed to deliver on the US dollar and renminbi sides?
Secondaries | 06 Mar 2013 |
Three years after Credit Suisse's Asia private equity team spun out, the assets they were tasked with managing have followed suit. Supported by HarbourVest Partners and Axiom Asia, Asia Growth Capital Advisors (AGCA) has acquired a portfolio of eight...
Secondaries | 20 Feb 2013 |
LGT Capital Partners has reached a final close on its third global secondaries fund, Crown Global Secondaries III (CGS III), at $2 billion.
Fundraising | 19 Feb 2013 |
Deutsche Bank has reached a final close of $614 million on its second global secondaries fund. The vehicle exceeded its target of $500 million, with commitments coming from insurance companies, public and corporate pension plans and family offices.
Secondaries | 14 Feb 2013 |
Asia Growth Capital Advisors (AGCA), which spun out from Credit Suisse’s private equity division in 2010, has acquired a portfolio of PE investments from its former parent, supported by HarbourVest Partners and Axiom Asia. Prior to the transaction,...
Secondaries | 06 Feb 2013 |
Among South Korean LPs there such a thing as the flavor of the month. We have seen global buyout and credit phases over the years, during which international private equity and credit houses mopped up more allocations than ever before. The last 12 months,...
Secondaries | 30 Jan 2013 |
Korea Teachers Pension Fund (KTPF) will invest $30 million each to Hamilton Lane and Paul Capital as it looks to increase its global exposure to 15% of its overall private equity portfolio by 2018.
North Asia | 21 Jan 2013 |
At least 200 private equity portfolio companies in China are attractive targets for potential secondary buyers and the number is likely to grow 15-25% per year as funds come to the end of their lives and find that exit options are still limited.
Secondaries | 09 Jan 2013 |
Partners Group has closed its latest secondary fund at the hard cap of EUR2 billion ($2.6 billion) and expects to deploy a higher proportion of the corpus in Asia than for previous vehicles as the region’s private equity market matures. The vehicle...
Fundraising | 11 Dec 2012 |
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