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ABCs of fund finance: credit facilities for secondaries and FoF

Sponsors of secondaries and funds of funds should be mindful of several key issues that can arise when structuring and negotiating these financing arrangements, according to law firm Dechert.

The importance of the discount to maximise return: myth or reality?

The head of Northleaf Capital Partners' London office, Daniel Dupont, discusses the keys to making a good secondaries investment.

The state of the secondaries market

In this extract from The Secondaries Market, Brian Mooney and Jeremy Joersz of Greenhill Cogent examine the changes in the sector over the last 20 years, and look at the types of market participants.  

CalPERS reaffirms commitment to PE

Two days after its chief investment officer hinted at possible cuts in private equity allocations, the Californian pension’s investment committee chair and board vice-president Henry Jones has said in a note on the pension’s website that the asset class is ‘essential’.

Infra secondaries: valuation, modelling and outlook

Partners Group's senior vice-president of private infrastructure, Dmitriy Antropov, on why valuation and modelling of assets is different in infra secondaries in this final part of an extract from The Secondaries Market.

Infra secondaries: pricing, sourcing and due diligence

Partners Group's Dmitriy Antropov discusses the strength of asset pricing, the best ways to source deals and the skill set required for due diligence in this third extract from The Secondaries Market.

Using SPVs for portfolio rebalancing and pricing discounts

Special Purpose Vehicle structures can be useful tools for secondaries transactions, according to Shawn Schestag, managing director at Sixpoint Partners.

Tail-end liquidity in infrastructure secondaries

Partners Group's senior vice-president of private infrastructure, Dmitriy Antropov, discusses the growth of tail-end liquidity solutions in the asset class, in this second part of an extract from The Secondaries Market.

Infrastructure secondaries: overview and participants

Partners Group's senior vice-president of private infrastructure, Dmitriy Antropov, discusses the unique characteristics of the space's secondaries market, and who the major participants are.

Secondaries transactions: making sure you’re covered

In this second part of a chapter from The Secondaries Market, Ropes & Gray’s Raj Marphatia and Frank Williams look at the types of representations and warranties, excluded obligations and indemnifications that may appear in Purchase and Sale Agreements.