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Funds of Funds 
Since April 2010, AXA Private Equity has acquired $6bn private equity portfolios
Ability to quickly seize the best opportunities

Advising $20 billion, the Fund of Funds team at AXA Private Equity is a leading international player in the sector. It offers its global client base a range of investment options:

  • Primary Funds of Funds (i.e. investments in new funds)
  • Secondary Funds of Funds (i.e. purchase of direct stakes in mature private equity funds and portfolios of stakes in unlisted companies
  • Early secondary Funds of Funds (i.e. purchase of stakes in immature funds – less than 50% paid-up)

The 45 members of the Fund of Funds team are spread across our offices in Asia, Europe and North America. By taking a coordinated and long-term approach, often involving investments for 5 to 8 years, the team can generate multiple synergies (due diligence, primary and secondary activities). The key strengths of the team are the management and the access to information via database of 800 funds and 10,000 underlying companies, which allow an accurate expertise of the players of the sector.

Advantages of AXA Private Equity
  • Proprietary deals
  • Strong ability to win non-intermediated deals

  • Global Player
  • Synergies between primary and secondary activities

  • Monitoring
  • Proprietary database provides in-depth market knowledge

  • Structuring
  • Capacity to structure complex deals in a difficult environment

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Vincent Gombault, Member of the Executive Board, Managing Director Funds of Funds and Private Debt.

"Our teams are uniquely expert at delivering global solutions in complex situations."

Member of the Board, Head of US
Head of AXA Private Equity UK, Senior Managing Director
Senior Managing Director