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.

Colony NorthStar on why it entered RE secondaries

Colony NorthStar's Bill Bowman and Robert Gatenio assert that having an information advantage is crucial to analysing and underwriting real estate secondaries.

Pomona on staying nimble in secondaries

Pomona Capital’s chief executive officer, Michael Granoff, reflects on the evolution of the secondaries market, today’s environment and what 2018 has in store.

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