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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.
Christiaan de Lint

Finding beauty in complexity

Headway Capital Partners’ Christiaan de Lint says his firm, with its knack for direct secondaries, relishes ‘handling deals that other secondaries buyers don’t like’.

The curious case of Deutsche’s secondaries programme

The asset manager is coming full circle with the appointment of Mark McDonald.
Deutsche Bank

Mark McDonald on why he joined Deutsche

How many hires? What targets? Why the buyside? Deutsche Asset Management's new head of secondaries speaks to Secondaries Investor.

Are secondaries too good to be true?

Cyril Demaria, head of private markets at Wellershoff & Partners, argues secondaries provide a false sense of security to investors and that the benefits of mitigating the J-curve may have been oversold to LPs.

SL Capital: five questions with Patrick Knechtli

The fund of funds unit of Standard Life Investments closed its third secondaries fund in October. Secondaries Investor speaks to its head of secondaries about the fundraise, investor expectations and negotiating a 'lumpy' market.

When less isn’t more

CalPERS is reviewing its strategy of consolidating PE commitments into fewer managers. What will that mean for the industry?

Trouble in paradise? Not really

The Paradise Papers offer titbits to titillate readers. For the private equity industry, however, there are more important trends to consider.

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.