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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.

Infra GP-leds and their potential pitfalls

Infrastructure secondaries are a growing part of the market, and for LPs, navigating these processes can be a minefield.
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GP-led restructurings: Could there be an app for that?

Applying truly innovative technology to GP-led processes could open up billions in unrealised NAV to secondaries buyers.
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View from Hong Kong: Wary buyers, tricky assets and tough conditions

Quality, valuations, Australia and China – just some of the topics on the minds of Asian secondaries participants, as we discovered this week.

Why 3i is offering a piece of Action

The single-asset restructuring on 3i’s 2006-vintage Eurofund V makes perfect sense, provided the absence of an advisor doesn’t cause problems.
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Diving deep into risk: Key takeaways

Secondaries is a strategy open to several hidden risks and investors need to be aware of potential pitfalls.
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Five things to know about Scott Conners’ FlowStone

The veteran of Landmark Partners has launched a secondaries-heavy fund aimed at high-net-worth investors.

PTP becomes a Pretty Tricky Proposition

PTP rules can prove a real pain to LPs that want to sell fund stakes. It’s worth GPs doing all they can to get around them.
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Get ready for Young Guns of Secondaries 2019

The fourth instalment of our list of the most impressive industry professionals under 36 is our most diverse.
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One man’s treasure: Why LPs are selling less and rolling more

Evercore's half-yearly report highlights a notable decline in the proportion of LPs choosing to sell in GP-led processes. This could be indicative of profound, longer-term changes.
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The five biggest secondaries stories of H1 2019

With half the market on the beach, it’s time to take stock. These are the stories that generated most interest on Secondaries Investor in the first half of the year.
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