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GP-Led Deals Take Center Stage in the Secondary Market

Private-equity firms drove the market for secondhand trades in private funds and assets in 2020, after several years of playing a supporting role. General partner-led deals are expected to account for an estimated half to two-thirds of 2020 secondary deal volume,...

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All in this Together

Co-investments have seen massive growth over the past decade, but how will these deals fare as we navigate a covid-induced downturn? Toby Mitchenall and Vicky Meek look at how more uncertain times are shaping the co-investments of today and tomorrow.

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Record Secondaries Fundraising to Continue

Secondaries fundraising is expected to hit new heights in the months ahead as investors anticipate a booming deal environment created by the health crisis. Global secondaries fundraising soared in the first half, PEI data show, with a dozen vehicles securing $35...

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Secondary Fundraising Stays Strong Despite Pandemic

Fundraising has remained strong as buyers raise ever larger capital pools. The coronavirus pandemic stalled deal activity in the secondary market in the first half of the year, but secondary funds continue to find favor as investors bet that deals will pick up as the...

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Secondaries Stalwart

Having closed its ninth fund at $14 billion, Lexington Partners is hunting for assets in a secondary market that is becoming larger and more diverse. Asia is on the agenda, whether it’s GP-led deals or LP portfolios…

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