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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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The astronomic rise of single-asset deals, GP stakes and the increasingly blurred line between M&A and secondaries were among the topics under discussion.
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Apollo’s entry into the credit secondaries market could add the dry powder needed for ignition.
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May sees the publication of our surveys of secondaries advisors and legal activities in 2020. Here are some early findings.
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If 2020 was the year of the generalist mega-fund, this year is showing size is no obstacle in today’s market.
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Inheriting an indirect property business when that market is dominated by recapitalisation deals brings further conflict challenges that must be reconciled.
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Ares’ roster of sponsor and LP relationships will enable Landmark to enter the credit secondaries market, do deals in Asia and raise larger funds.
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The secondaries market features prominently in Redefining Private Equity in the 2020's, a report compiled by Credit Suisse's private fund group.
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The idea of having to foot a bill to the tune of millions of dollars to a loan secured by a fiction serves as a wakeup call to investors, lenders and GPs alike.
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Here are some key things to know about the asset management giant’s plans to build a holistic secondaries business.
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The firms crowned in all 12 of the PEI Awards secondaries categories have one thing in common – can you guess what it is?
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