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Strategic Partners paid 2% discount in $800m Ardian sale – exclusive

The deal involved mature stakes in Ardian's 2010-vintage AXA Secondary Fund V, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Blackstone, Bain, Advent top ‘most desirable’ list

Advent, Apollo and Carlyle round out the top of Setter Capital's most sought-after managers list.

Challenges and opportunities in European direct secondaries

Cipio Partners' Roland Dennert discusses the kind of deals he is seeing, the problem with unicorns and how a maturing tech industry is likely to mean larger funds in future.

Prices for special sits and turnaround increase

Average high bids for special situations and timber funds increased by 11.03% and 32.44% respectively over the period.

Notes on EQT’s staple deal

We take a closer look at the Nordic firm's recent deal and the vogue for stapled transactions.

Aberdeen Standard: value can be found in lesser-known funds

A 'flood of capital' in secondaries has pushed up valuations for flow names, according to the investment firm's Asia-Pacific private equity co-head.

CD&R, Waterland and CVC among most desired funds

Stakes in Clayton, Dubilier & Rice's 2008-vintage fund traded at a 15% premium to NAV, according to data compiled by Palico.
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Two timing issues that can kill a deal

Impending NAV updates and carried interest catch-up can make or break a transaction.

Greenhill: H1 deal volume hit $22bn

The investment bank's analysis of the first half suggests that 2017 could break records on a number of fronts.

Western Europe fund stakes price highest in Q2

The region priced highest among all fund types apart from venture capital and infrastructure, according to data from Setter Capital.