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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.

PEI Awards
The polls are now open for Private Equity International's 2019 Awards, including 17 secondaries categories
Private debt
The credit fund secondaries market could be huge. The question is ‘when?’
crack, goodbye
While the secondaries market may for many be just a portfolio management tool, the close relationship between LPs and GPs means the stigma of selling has not gone away completely.
big boulder
A secondaries fund is set to rank among the largest PE funds ever, and dealflow continues to soar; but don’t expect growth to be unconstrained.
change
The secondaries market has largely repelled the threat of technological disruption. But with growing numbers of startups banging on the door, it may not be able to do so for long.
crystal ball
Four industry veterans – from PJT, Evercore, Lazard and Campbell Lutyens – made predictions at Kirkland & Ellis’s secondaries forum this week.
There are signs that a big potential source of dealflow may be starting to develop in the private debt market.
vote
Submissions for 17 secondaries categories in sister publication Private Equity International's annual industry awards are now open.
medicine, pills
Ensuring GP-led restructurings are squeaky clean processes that leave little room for doubt has never been more important.
Infrastructure secondaries are a growing part of the market, and for LPs, navigating these processes can be a minefield.
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