NEW YORK and SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexington Partners ("Lexington"), a leading global alternative investment manager, today announced it has opened an office in Santiago, Chile. The new office will serve as Lexington's regional hub and enhance the firm's strong investor and sponsor relationships in Latin America.
The office is led by Jose Sosa del Valle, a Principal who has spearheaded Lexington's Latin American activities for the past seven years. Lexington Partners will continue to be supported in an advisory capacity by Brian D. O'Neill, who was appointed by the firm in 2010 as a Senior Advisor focusing on the Latin American region.
Lexington Partners is the world's largest independent manager of secondary acquisition and
co-investment funds. Lexington's leadership position over the past 25 years has attracted commitments from major public pensions, corporate pensions, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices in over 30 countries, including significant commitments from investors based in Latin America.
In April 2015, Lexington announced the final closing of Lexington Capital Partners VIII, which, at
over $10 billion, is the largest dedicated secondary acquisition fund ever raised. The Santiago office is Lexington's sixth office globally and complements Lexington's strong presence in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
About Lexington Partners
Lexington Partners is a leading global alternative investment manager primarily involved in providing liquidity solutions to owners of private equity interests and in making co-investments alongside leading private equity sponsors. Lexington Partners is the largest independent manager of secondary acquisition and co-investment funds with more than $33 billion in committed capital. Lexington has acquired over 2,500 secondary and co-investment interests through 600 transactions with a total value in excess of $38 billion, including $12 billion of syndications. Lexington also invests in private equity funds during their initial formation and has committed to new funds in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Lexington has offices strategically located in major centers for private equity and alternative investing – New York, Boston, Menlo Park, London, Hong Kong, and Santiago. Lexington also has Senior Advisors located in Asia, Australia, and Latin America. Additional information may be found at www.lexingtonpartners.com.
SOURCE Lexington Partners