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A model is emerging in the GP-led solutions market that can eliminate conflicts of interest, writes Evoco partner and co-founder Michel Galeazzi.
Investors in infrastructure secondaries should be cautious about focusing on brand-name funds and the associated high prices, according to two professionals at the firm.
When conceived and executed the right way, GP solutions transactions can create a win for all parties. Greenhill Cogent's Brian Mooney and David Eberstein identify some key components of a successful GP solution.
The secondaries market in Africa may become larger relative to the primary market than in North America or Europe, according to Credit Suisse.
Public market volatility typically leads to greater dealflow in VC secondaries, so how do you find the right new LP?
Merely trading LP positions won’t address deep problems of funds that haven’t raised new capital for at least eight years, explains Joncarlo Mark, founder of Upwelling Capital Group.
Although high start-up valuations are making direct secondaries investments more challenging, they are also making the exit environment more attractive, explains Zach Abrams, managing partner at Stratim Capital, which provides liquidity to shareholders and venture capital investors in privately-held companies.
In an increasingly crowded transactions market, the competitive edge is shifting to buyers with efficient transaction processes. Fadi Samman, a partner in the investment management practice at law firm Akin Gump, offers his tips for what investors should consider.
With a degrading macro and a stock market plunge, investors may have to face some old daemons such as the denominator effect, which may reappear on CIOs’ agendas, explains Thomas Liaudet, a partner at Campbell Lutyens' secondary advisory team.
Fund restructurings have entered the mainstream, which means GPs need a better understanding of the legal and compliance risks involved in the strategy, write Gibson Dunn lawyers Candice Choh and Shawn Domzalski.

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