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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.

This week Secondaries Investor moderated a panel on the debt secondaries market hosted by sister publication Private Debt Investor. Here is what we learned from the discussion featuring executives from Manulife Investment Management, Tikehau Capital and Pantheon.
For better or worse private equity fundraising will have to be conducted with less of a human touch.
An apparent flurry of dealflow doesn’t mean they will all get across the line
The $257bn collected by the 30 firms comprising our latest ranking of the secondaries market's biggest fundraisers could be small fry in years to come.
people, generation, young, future
Our annual list of the industry’s most impressive people under 36 shows the next iteration of the sector will be in good hands.
This year’s health crisis has made single-asset transactions more appealing for a host of reasons.
Iceberg ice water
The tough environment for SMEs and the business development companies that fund them represents an opportunity in a burgeoning strategy.
for sale
The coronavirus crisis has accelerated the transformation of real estate secondaries and presented tangible opportunities for buyers with the right information.
TPG has become the latest multi-asset manager to enter the secondaries market and will probably not be the last this year.
Well-known faces from Debevoise, LGT Capital Partners, HarbourVest Partners and PJT Park Hill discussed why women may be especially suited to life in the secondaries market.

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