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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.

Tactical sellers and GP liquidity solutions

In this extract from The Secondaries Market, Coller Capital's Gerald Carton, discusses why LPs sell.

Dynamics and prospects in the secondaries market

In this extract from The Secondaries Market, published in November, Coller Capital's Gerald Carton, discusses strategic and tactical sellers in the asset class.

How the secondaries market is shifting

In this extract from The Secondaries Market, Brian Mooney and Jeremy Joersz of Greenhill Cogent discuss the changing buyer landscape, the increase in GP-led deals and where the market will go next.

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.