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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.

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Submissions for the PEI Awards suggest 2020 could have been far worse for the secondaries market.
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In the wake of multiple key departures from the market's biggest advisor, the future of the multi-billion LP portfolio market is up for grabs.
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The secondaries market is more seller-friendly than ever, allowing sponsors to push terms that surprise even seasoned pros. This is unlikely to last.
Top executives from Campbell Lutyens, Evercore, Lazard and PJT Partners shared their views for Kirkland & Ellis's liquidity masterclass this week.
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Bpifrance's innovative strip sale is the latest example of how secondaries technology can be used to help open up private equity to the public.
Negative headlines are causing some LPs to review their relationships with Vista Equity Partners and Apollo Global Management. This has implications for the secondaries market.
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It feels like there is a sea-change in the secondaries advisory market. We ain’t seen nothing yet.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's recent transaction shows that even at a time of considerable economic uncertainty, big, diversified portfolios can sell – and at a good price.
The pandemic may not have triggered a wave of secondaries buying opportunities, but the effects of the coronavirus are manifesting themselves in subtle and significant ways.
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.

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