Asante Capital Solutions – Q1 2024 Newsletter

Our analysis of the Q1 fundraising landscape shows an improving picture: M&A activity is expected to return in H2 2024, with a significant majority of investors we polled anticipating receiving greater distributions in 2024 compared to the previous year. 

However, there is less optimism when it comes to fundraising timelines, as respondents expect GPs to spend the same amount of time in the market as 2023 or require extensions. An overarching trend is the shift towards GPs providing LP-friendly solutions to attract investments in an enduring competitive fundraising environment, including co-investments, preferential terms, and secondary opportunities.

You can read the full newsletter on Asante’s analysis of the Q1 2024 private equity fundraising landscape in the link below.

Asante Capital Solutions – Q4 2023 Newsletter

Amid heightened economic volatility in 2023, Asante saw fundraising headwinds begin to slowly subside. As we reflect on another strong year of progress, our team has analyzed some of the key trends that dominated 2023.

Warren Hibbert, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Asante, recently spoke with the Fund Shack podcast

Warren Hibbert, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Asante, recently spoke with the FundShack podcast and discussed his expectations on emerging private equity trends across the global market, including his outlook on fundraising efforts for the upcoming year.

Maximizing chances of success on GP-led transactions

It’s a tough market for continuation vehicles and other GP-led transactions. Transactions fail to finish, with the two key challenges being pricing falling short of expectations and capital raising falling short of the amount required to underwrite the transaction. Amid this difficult environment, Asante’s secondaries advisory team has an over 90% success rate in closing transactions in the past 18 months across North America and Europe.