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Chinese institutional investors and HNWIs to up alternatives exposure

Chinese pensions are expected to make a push into alternatives with a 6% allocation by 2030, according to a report by Casey Quirk, a Deloitte-owned consultancy.

Insight: Exploring the travails of a Dallas pension

The plight of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, which has sold on the secondaries market as part of attempts to whittle down its alternatives portfolio, raises questions over governance and the risk for asset managers and advisors.

Apax runs GP-led process on Fund VII – exclusive

The UK's second-biggest private equity firm is working with Campbell Lutyens to create a continuation vehicle for its 2007-vintage fund, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Landmark’s 2017 predictions

Ian Charles, a partner on Landmark Partners’ private equity team and Jamie Sunday, a partner on the firm’s real estate team, discuss the market's challenges and their predictions for the rest of 2017

Evercore on rolling over assets, part 2

In this second part of our Q&A, advisor Evercore's Nigel Dawn discusses GP-led deals and where that sector of the market might go from here.

Landmark on the return of the mega-deal, part 1

Ian Charles, a partner on Landmark Partners’ private equity team and Jamie Sunday, a partner on the firm’s real estate team, discuss how secondaries transactions worth more than $1bn may lead to a record year for deal volume.

Evercore’s Dawn on rolling over assets, part 1

Nigel Dawn, from advisor Evercore, discusses some of the ways in which GPs can strategically access the secondaries market to actively manage their portfolios, as well as LPs' familiarity with asset sales.

A question of value: Proskauer on structured deals and recaps

In this second part of our Q&A with law firm Proskauer, Mike Suppappola and Kate Simpson discuss the use of special purpose vehicles in structured secondaries and treading a fine line in fund restructurings and recapitalisations.

Proskauer on tail-ends and preferred equity

Proskauer's Kate Simpson and Mike Suppappola discuss important legal and structural ramifications that have arisen amid increased diversification in deal types.

Young Guns of Secondaries: Class of 2017

Our list of the 20 most impressive professionals under 36 in the industry is back. Introducing this year’s best in class.