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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.

Diversity, gender, women, female
We’re extending the deadline for submissions to our Young Guns of Secondaries list this year by one week – but only for non-male candidates.
mind
Sellers of privately held company shares are getting creative with their holdings during the crisis, writes Liquid Stock co-founder Greg Martin.
pebbles, beach, rocks meditate
Here’s a taste of what senior market professionals had to say about the state of the secondaries market in sister publication PEI’s recent roundtable.
diversity
The leaders of some of the most prominent firms have spoken out about discrimination.
challenge
The barriers to entry for asset managers keen to get a slice of the pie are higher than they may seem.
Portfolio finance can offer additional investment firepower or a source of liquidity, both of which are in high demand in the fallout from the pandemic, explains Augustin Duhamel.
ant, leaf, small, tiny
Less competition and a likely increase in the number of smaller forced sellers could make 2020 a good vintage for niche players.
wrestling
The secondaries market offers various tools sponsors can use, regardless of the lack of visibility caused by the covid-19 crisis.
leverage
Secondaries market leverage use is facing its first real test. Whether it passes will have implications for the future health and reputation of the industry.
Four lawyers – including three secondaries experts from Dentons, Debevoise & Plimpton and Kirkland & Ellis – discuss GP-led secondaries, ESG and the latest developments shaping private equity.
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