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The appeal of the separate account

There are many reasons why investors choose to set up separate accounts; performance may not be one of them.

Asia Alternatives confirms Fund V close

The San Francisco-based fund of funds manager will invest the bulk of capital in Asia-focused funds, while maintaining capital to make co-investments or secondaries transactions.

KKR targets long-term core investments

The firm will create SMAs to invest alongside capital from its balance sheet.

France’s FRR awards mandates to Ardian, LGT and Swen

The three dedicated fund of funds will invest 80% of equity into unlisted French companies.

Partners Group secures €6bn for direct investment

The global investment firm’s haul includes €3bn for its flagship fund as well as separately managed accounts.

Three questions on fund finance

Demand for subscription credit lines is now being driven by the needs of separate accounts, say Jeff Johnston and Mike Mascia of the Fund Finance Association.

Adams Street opens Germany office – exclusive

The investment firm has hired a former AllianceBernstein and AXA executive as partner to lead efforts in the DACH region.

Ham Lane raises ‘not your average’ fund of funds

The newly listed asset manager has pooled capital from nine Finnish LPs to invest in secondaries and large US and European buyout funds over a two-year period.

Hamilton Lane hires 3 in London

The recruitment comes in response to an increase in the firm’s European client base over the past year.

Ardian on the rise of SMAs

Olivier Decannière, the French secondaries giant's UK head, tells sister title Secondaries Investor why its clients want to move past the 'old story' of private equity.