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Chris Lerner joined MSA Capital in October after nearly a decade at Eaton Partners, where he led the origination and execution of fundraises, secondaries and strategic advisory.
Changing consumer attitudes have been driving innovation in the sector and providing an expanding list of opportunities for VC.
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Monica Adractas, head of venture capital funds, gives an exclusive tour of the Canadian pension investor’s $1bn programme.
Betting on unicorns
Although HNWIs have not been precluded from acquiring positions in pre-IPO businesses via the secondaries market, the process can be complex and fraught with risk.
Under the hood
Hong Kong-based CLSA is seeking up to $100m from the likes of HNWIs and wealth managers to build a portfolio of pre-IPO tech unicorns, sister title Secondaries Investor understands.
Sovereign wealth funds have boosted their investment in VC deals by more than 19x over the past 10 years.
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The fintech sector has become fertile hunting ground for VC and private equity investors in recent years, and covid-19 is set to unearth new opportunities in this maturing market.
China Q1 PE activity
Early stage VC investments propped up Chinese dealmaking statistics in the first quarter, according to Hao Zhou, head of Bain & Co's Greater China PE practice.
Masayoshi Son SoftBank
The Japanese tech conglomerate has preemptively spent $1.7bn from new vehicles established to hold assets that are expected to be treated as the initial investments of Vision Fund 2.
A recent report from the British Business Bank found that UK venture funds with a vintage year between 2002 and 2006 outperformed US funds from the same period.
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