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Asian secondaries hit record high in 2017

Volumes and pricing continued their upward trajectory in 2017, as Asian sellers took a step back from the market, according to Greenhill Cogent.

Whitehorse raises at least $730m for Fund II

The preferred equity specialist has raised $729m a month after Secondaries Investor reported that the firm was preparing to hold a close in the first quarter.

Greenhill advised on 82 LP stake sales in 2017

The success of the former Cogent Partners team increases the likelihood Greenhill will have to pay an earn-out linked to its performance.

TorreyCove underweights secondaries in 2018

The advisory firm believes the increased efficiency of the market has blunted the power of secondaries as an opportunistic strategy.

Illinois Muni seeks manager with secondaries know-how

The pension is putting an initial $50m towards a separate PE account that can invest in primaries, secondaries and co-investments.

Thomas H Lee mulls GP-led process on $8.1bn fund – exclusive

One of private equity's oldest buyout firms is in discussions with its LPAC over a potential process, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Greenhill Cogent: five predictions for 2018

Key takeaways from the advisory firm's latest report, including expectations of reduced price volatility and the diminished presence of buyout funds this year.

Asia Alts to offload $500m of stakes – exclusive

The Asia-focused fund of funds manager is working with Greenhill Cogent to divest a portfolio of older interests, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Northleaf poaches Vision Capital partner for New York office launch

Matt Shafer will lead the New York team and focus on the origination and execution of secondaries transactions.

GCM Grosvenor hits $700m secondaries hard-cap

The firm, which focuses on deals of under $50m, was originally targeting $250m, according to a filing with the SEC.