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HQ Capital hires Pantheon duo for secondaries team – exclusive

The move comes two weeks after the former co-heads left.

Abraaj ‘boosted valuations’ to entice secondaries buyers – prosecutors

Senior executives at the former emerging markets private equity firm overvalued positions and delayed markdowns to attract LP stakes purchases, a US indictment alleges.

HQ Capital secondaries co-heads depart – exclusive

The departures follow that of the CEO and COO in March from the investment arm of the German family office.
Stephen Moseley, director of investments at APFC

Why Alaska Permanent is avoiding secondaries… for now

The market is too competitive and those who bought stakes after the global financial crisis look like 'super smart money' now, the $65bn fund's director of investments Stephen Moseley tells Secondaries Investor.

Thomas H Lee Fund VI LPs voting on whether to sell or roll

The total deal is valued at just under $800m and the voting period ends this week.

Northleaf hires London MD

The Toronto-headquartered firm, which last year raised $1.3bn for secondaries, has appointed Sophia Damianou as MD of EMEA business development.
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BlackRock builds up with another Young Gun hire – exclusive

The firm has hired a Goldman Sachs Asset Management investment professional as it bulks up its secondaries team.
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Blackstone’s impact success hinges on its secondaries relationships

The private equity giant's push into impact investing relies on the GP relationships and fund commitments its Strategic Partners unit has built.

Secondaries roundtable: innovation and evolution

In part 2 of sister title Private Equity International's secondaries roundtable, participants discuss fundless sponsor restructurings, single asset deals and how to find the upside of a market downturn.

Commonfund more than doubles secondaries firepower with Fund II

The firm has raised $450m for Commonfund Capital Secondary Partners II in a final close.
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