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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.

Who really benefits from single-asset transactions?

As the market evolves, the lines between direct secondaries and secondary buyouts are becoming increasingly blurred, writes Rede Partners' head of secondaries Yaron Zafir.

Stapled deals: sweeteners that come in many flavours

As stapled deals evolve to take all shapes and sizes, GPs and their advisors must continue to disclose their effect on pricing to LPs.

Taking GP-leds to the masses

The increasing acceptance of GP-led deals has opened up opportunities in the smaller end of the market, but unique challenges arise when dealing with smaller funds.

When it comes to fundraising data, looks can be deceiving

Lumpiness, rather than sentiment, is why secondaries fundraising is down.

Park Hill’s Costello discusses leadership and the firm’s expansion

In the wake of former head Larry Thuet's retirement, Jonathan Costello talks to Secondaries Investor about growth plans for the firm, single asset restructurings and securitisations.

Is Phaunos a one-off secondaries deal or a sign of things to come?

Stafford’s successful takeover of a $259m timber fund suggests most investors value a guaranteed exit today more than higher promised gains tomorrow.

Why tax reform is proving hard to digest

At a secondaries-themed breakfast we found that, unlike the pastries, changes to US tax rules are not going down well.

Northleaf on why it raised $1.3bn for secondaries

Northleaf Capital Partners' latest fund is more than three times larger than its predecessor. Managing director Michael Flood discusses how the firm plans to deploy the vehicle and the additional $500m it amassed in SMAs.

Why the hurdle rate needs a revamp

For all the debate it provokes, the conventional hurdle rate has remained stubbornly untouched since the ’80s.

Neuberger Berman’s Perkins: complexity is your friend

In the current late cycle pricing environment, secondaries buyers need to play to their strengths, according to managing director Tristram Perkins.

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