Secondaries recruitment: everything you wanted to know

Do job-seekers or employers hold the power? How do salaries compare between buyside and advisors? Who’s hiring? We caught up with Simon Nixon from executive search firm Carpenter Farraday.

Healthcare secondaries: ‘the classic definition of a niche’

Scott Halsted, managing partner of Leerink Partners, discusses steep discounts, regulatory risk and how to deploy in a small and difficult market.

Why these French retail vehicles are spurring secondaries dealflow

Ludovic Douge, head of secondaries at advisory firm and placement agent Jasmin Capital, discusses FIPs and FCPIs and why an inability to extend the vehicles' lives is spurring restructuring opportunities.

Cresset’s Conners: there’s a lot of ‘white space’ in the HNWI market

Scott Conners, former co-manager of Landmark's private equity team, discusses the role that tempted him out of retirement.

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.

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.

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.

Ardian’s head of Japan: ‘tight labour market is a challenge’

The Paris-based manager likes the look of the country's mid-market and sees hiring and investment opportunities as challenges.

Altamar on out-manoeuvring deployment headwinds

In February, Altamar Capital Partners hit a €541m final close on its latest secondaries fund. Managing partner Miguel Zurita speaks to Secondaries Investor about the fundraising and what to expect next.

Duff & Phelps on expanding into GP-leds

Richard Olson, Bill Arnold and Dan Nolan talk to Secondaries Investor about the firm's plans in the GP-led space and how it plans to stand out from the crowd.

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