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.

Germany’s RIAM: secondaries set for declining returns

The family office-focused advisory firm believes high pricing at the peak of the cycle coupled with longer holding durations will contribute to a fall.

Credit Suisse: buyers are taking emerging markets seriously

Emerging markets aren't for everybody, but buyers have started to focus on markets other than the US and Western Europe in a serious way, say Credit Suisse's co-heads of secondaries advisory.

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