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Our in-house take on what news, trends and developments affecting the secondaries market means to its different participants. In these weekly commentaries we stir discussion and prompt debate as well as comment on issues important to market participants in a lively and thought-provoking way.

Colony and Abraaj: who, what, when, where and why?

The real estate investment firm owned by Tom Barrack agreed this week to buy part of the ailing Abraaj business. What do we know?

The land of the 41% discount

Latin America is poised for increased deaflow at decent discounts, according to Spectra Investments' Ricardo Kanitz.

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.

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.

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.

Secondaries’ new $6.3trn player

Why BlackRock is now entering the fray.

A question of fees

American International Group wants to sell $2.3bn-worth of private fund stakes without an advisor, but it won’t be a walk in the park.

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