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Renegotiating the LPA: basics

Proskauer's Nigel van Zyl explains the key commercial, legal and investor relationship issues GPs need to consider before amending the agreement's provisions or restructure funds.

Finding uncorrelated returns through lower mid-market secondaries

Star Mountain Capital founder and chief executive Brett Hickey tells us why specialised secondaries have an advantage.

Should end of life be a new beginning?

Negotiations and arrangements for the remaining portfolio – including potential secondaries sales – can prove fiendishly complicated, writes Julie Corelli of law firm Pepper Hamilton.

Credit Suisse: buyers are taking emerging markets seriously

Emerging markets aren't for everybody, but buyers have started to focus on markets other than the US and Western Europe in a serious way, say Credit Suisse's co-heads of secondaries advisory.

Why secondaries are not a free lunch: the myth of the J-curve

In the third part of our series, Cyril Demaria, head of private markets at Wellershoff & Partners, argues the wait for returns is not as long as people think.

Why secondaries are not a free lunch: the myth of better performance

In the second part of our series, Cyril Demaria, head of private markets at Wellershoff & Partners, examines the evidence that secondaries perform better than funds of funds.

Why secondaries are not a free lunch: the myth of education

In the first of a three-part series, Cyril Demaria, head of private markets at Wellershoff & Partners, says that new entrants into the secondaries market often underestimate the amount of information and level of insight required to succeed.

Asian secondaries: worth a second look

The strategy is an increasingly popular way of refreshing global private equity exposure in the region, and buyers need to be savvy about the terrain, writes Atlantic-Pacific Capital’s Charles Wan.

Fund restructuring without friction

Credit Suisse’s Jonathan Abecassis responds to our assessment of GP-led fund restructurings and the need for a genuine ‘do-nothing’ option for LPs.

Record secondaries market is still only a fraction of its potential

Intermediary PEFOX's Kishore Kansal explains how the wall of capital may have turned into the market's most significant limiting factor, hindering its full potential.

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