Commentary

Thought leadership from the secondaries sector’s leading voices including legal experts, industry veterans, asset class specialists (from real estate to private equity) and academics.

Why you should care about ECI

The tax reform passed in January could scupper secondaries deals involving sales from non-US sellers.

WATCH: Why you should care about ECI

The tax reform passed in January could scupper secondaries deals involving sales from non-US sellers.

Five questions with Montana Capital Partners

Montana Capital Partners' co-founders speak to Secondaries Investor about doubling up on their latest fund and what a downturn could mean for complex deals.

Stapled deals can push the boundaries of fiduciary duty

Why it can be problematic to connect a GP-led secondaries deal to a primary fundraising.

Renegotiating the LPA: extensions

Proskauer's Nigel van Zyl discusses investment period and fund term extensions, in this extract from The LPA Anatomised.

Idinvest: LPs negotiating ‘harder and harder’ on the LPA

Idinvest Partners held the final close on its Secondary Fund III on €442m in June. We caught up with Guillaume Cavalin, the firm's legal director, to get his take on how private equity fund structuring – and LP demands – are changing.

Secondaries’ new $6.3trn player

Why BlackRock is now entering the fray.

Secondaries buyers need to beware of ECI

The new tax laws brought in a withholding tax on partnership interests held by non-US people. James McCredie of Macfarlanes explains the implications.

A question of fees

American International Group wants to sell $2.3bn-worth of private fund stakes without an advisor, but it won’t be a walk in the park.

Nordic’s Melinder: LPs need time in complex GP-led deals

What’s it like being the GP at the centre of the largest ever GP-led restructuring? Nordic Capital managing partner Kristoffer Melinder discusses key learnings from its transaction.

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