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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.

NewQuest’s Massara on its stake sale to TPG

Darren Massara, a managing partner at Asian direct secondaries specialist NewQuest Capital Partners, tells Secondaries Investor why the firm chose to sell a significant minority stake to TPG and what’s next in terms of expansion and new strategies.

Young Guns of Secondaries 2018 – nominate them now

Let us know who you think are the industry's best young professionals for our annual ranking.

New deal, new opportunity set

With the advent of the fundless GP-led deal, traditional GP-led restructurings are so 2017.

Cresset’s Conners: there’s a lot of ‘white space’ in the HNWI market

Scott Conners, former co-manager of Landmark's private equity team, discusses the role that tempted him out of retirement.

Why you should care about ECI

The tax reform passed in January could scupper secondaries deals involving sales from non-US sellers.

WATCH: Why you should care about ECI

The tax reform passed in January could scupper secondaries deals involving sales from non-US sellers.

Five questions with Montana Capital Partners

Montana Capital Partners' co-founders speak to Secondaries Investor about doubling up on their latest fund and what a downturn could mean for complex deals.

Stapled deals can push the boundaries of fiduciary duty

Why it can be problematic to connect a GP-led secondaries deal to a primary fundraising.

Renegotiating the LPA: extensions

Proskauer's Nigel van Zyl discusses investment period and fund term extensions, in this extract from The LPA Anatomised.

Idinvest: LPs negotiating ‘harder and harder’ on the LPA

Idinvest Partners held the final close on its Secondary Fund III on €442m in June. We caught up with Guillaume Cavalin, the firm's legal director, to get his take on how private equity fund structuring – and LP demands – are changing.

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