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Oddo plots fundraising ‘tour’ following PE acquisition

The newly-rebranded Oddo BHF Private Equity will seek €300m for a new secondaries vehicle from predominantly European and Middle Eastern institutional LPs.

Credit Suisse’s Murphy: LPs want control

The bank has launched a four-strong directs and co-investment team amid soaring investor demand for greater control over their private equity holdings.
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Dyal plots June close after collecting $4.9bn – exclusive

The Neuberger Berman unit has not set a hard-cap for the vehicle but is unlikely to exceed $6bn, PEI understands.

PE drives Goldman’s equities returns in Q1

The bank's equities portfolio was up 34%, a year after receiving an extension on its Volcker Rule divestment obligations.

Huron smashes target on debut non-control fund

The Detroit-based firm collected $142m for the vehicle, well above its $100m target, according to a statement.

ICG seeking $1.6bn for end-of-life solutions

The firm's last dedicated secondaries fund, focused mainly on fund restructurings, closed in April 2017 on $1.1bn.

Why European VC returns are better than you think

Removing sampling biases reveals greater parity between US and European venture capital performance than is often expected, according to a report from eFront.

New Mexico SIC to validate all GP fees

The $23bn sovereign wealth fund has hired fund services firm Colmore to validate the fees and carry it pays to its managers.

US tax bill may pour fuel on overheated valuations

A spike in repatriated cash and reduced taxes could push corporates to pump large amounts of capital into domestic M&A activity.

Campbell Lutyens pushes further into US

The firm has opened offices in Chicago and Los Angeles as it continues expanding its secondaries advisory and fundraising business.

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