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The private equity secondaries market: A Cinderella story

The secondaries market's transformation into a $70bn market is due to both a wave of the Fairy Godmother’s wand and the payoff for years of scrubbing floors, write Houlihan Lokey's Jeff Hammer and Paul Sanabria.

GP stakes: Who’s on the shopping list?

PAI Partners, Affinity Equity Partners and Coller Capital are among the most suitable candidates for a GP stake investment, according to a report.

Deep Insight: Don’t just tick the box when approaching co-investments

Analytics platform CEPRES sees thousands of co-investments. President Christopher Godfrey tells us where they shine.

Who raised the largest funds in May?

The five largest fund closes for the month collected close to $24bn, three times more than the previous month’s haul.

Temasek’s Azalea ups retail offering in latest CFO

Astrea V is backed by cashflows from a diversified pool of private equity funds managed by firms including KKR, TPG and Warburg Pincus.

How Alaska does co-investment

Alaska Permanent Fund’s co-investment programme has consistently outperformed its fund portfolio.

Performance watch: Apax Partners

The London firm is seeking $10.5bn for Fund X, according to Minnesota State Board of Investment documents obtained by PEI.

What makes a good investment partner?

LPs can bring a lot more to the table than just cash.

Deep Insight: Is co-investment the answer?

Heralded as an ‘unofficial fee break’ and an ‘alpha generator’, co-investment is seen by many as the way to get the best out of private markets. Are LPs taking on more risk than they realise?
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VIDEO: Highlights of the PEI 300

In this one-minute video, see the trends and shifts behind the 300 firms that have raised more than $1.7trn over the last five years.
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