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Navigating FDI requirements is increasingly important to dealmaking in the secondaries market, write Timothy McIver, partner, and Anne-Mette Heemsoth, international counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton.
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Such transactions can generate liquidity for LPs, validate a mark and allow a GP to retain control of a well-performing asset, says Todd Miller of W Capital Group.
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More investors are looking to sell fund interests as the need for liquidity bites, writes James Jacobs, head of real estate for Lazard’s private capital advisory group.
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Many criticisms of these popular tools that are used to hold assets for longer don’t hold water, write Jeff Hammer and Paul Sanabria, global co-heads of secondaries for Manulife Investment Management.
As continuation vehicles become more common in infrastructure, LPs are putting such structures under the microscope.
Hans Swildens, Jonathan Ting and Wade Cobb of Industry Ventures give six predictions on the rapidly growing VC secondaries market.
Hans Swildens, Jonathan Ting and Wade Cobb of Industry Ventures explain how the VC secondaries market has come to be worth nearly $130bn.
Secondaries transactions in the asset class often bring more direct and indirect tax issues than those in private equity, write Macfarlanes' James McCredie and Sarah Shucksmith.
Sponsors or GP-led secondaries processes should take care in the language they use to explain why they want to hold an asset for longer, writes Thiha Tun, a partner at Dechert.
Institutional investors in real estate are becoming increasingly informed on the benefits of manager-led secondary deals in particular, writes Lazard's James Jacobs.

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