Guest commentary

Six specialists discuss the popularity of secondaries advisory, which is making the space more competitive.
JPEL portfolio manager Greg Getschow outlines the publicly-listed firm's attitude to market sell trends and its investment strategy.
Idinvest chief executive Christophe Bavière explains why the firm will use secondaries to help raise a third of its two prospective private debt funds.
The problem in general with the secondaries business is that there’s nothing you can do to add value, says Newbury Partners' CEO Richard Lichter.
The secondaries paradigm is changing, requiring better benchmarks, astute risk adjustment and savvier buyers, writes Synthetic Private Capital founder Massimiliano Saccone.
From a supply-side perspective, secondary market dynamics have never been so attractive, writes Landmark partner Ian Charles.
The majority of infrastructure investors still lack the internal resources and size to act as pure direct players, writes Partners Group’s Michael Barben.
There’s a vacuum at the smaller end of the secondaries market, argue Capital Dynamics’ Joseph Marks and Sandro Galfetti.
Is the party over? Houlihan Lokey's Jeff Hammer and Paul Sanabria explore.

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