Industry divided on growing trend of GPs selling minority stakes


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  • GPs say selling minority stakes allows them to amass capital on balance sheet
  • Deals typically for 10 - 20 pct of management company and usually passive
  • ILPA CEO: A “handful” of members have raised concerns about practice
As more private equity firms seek to sell minority stakes, a divide has emerged between the GPs looking for investors and the LPs who are uncomfortable with the transactions. GPs tout selling minority stakes as a way to amass capital ...

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