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Thought leadership from the secondaries sector’s leading voices including legal experts, industry veterans, asset class specialists (from real estate to private equity) and academics.

Five new entrants shake up the SI 30

This year’s list welcomes a fresh spin-out, a direct secondaries player and niche specialists.

Florida SBA: ‘We’ve lowered our return expectations’

The limited partner's senior investment officer, John Bradley, discusses how secondaries fits into the pension’s PE portfolio.

Why Electra is a complex proposition

The UK’s Electra Private Equity may have ended its search for a buyer, but its five remaining assets remain in play. Will anyone be brave enough to buy them?

Yann Robard’s 7 tips for young secondaries professionals

As we release our Young Guns of Secondaries Class of 2018 ranking, secondaries veteran Yann Robard shares his advice for young people eyeing a career in the industry.

The seven problems with carried interest allocation

Simon Havers of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson details why carried interest allocation is not smooth sailing.

Predictions revisited: how H1 stacks up

At the start of the year, Secondaries Investor made a number of predictions for 2018. We check to see how they are looking so far.

The appeal of sector-focused holding companies

AlpInvest Partners’ deal to acquire stakes in 17 digital marketing companies could be the tip of a very large iceberg.

Secondaries recruitment: everything you wanted to know

Do job-seekers or employers hold the power? How do salaries compare between buyside and advisors? Who’s hiring? We caught up with Simon Nixon from executive search firm Carpenter Farraday.

Asia’s secondaries boom

The region looks like it is fulfilling its long-held promise; the question is whether the breakthrough will last.

Deal-by-deal directs players have a bigger role to play

This rare breed of secondaries player could help push tricky fund recapitalisations over the line.

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