Adams Street’s Gull on life after PE

As the investment firm's head of secondaries, Jason Gull experienced a daily adrenalin rush. He tells Secondaries Investor about how his life has changed since retirement.

Five Qs with ICG Enterprise Trust’s Emma Osborne

Secondaries Investor caught up with Emma Osborne, head of private equity fund investments at the listed vehicle, about what has changed in the 16 months since the acquisition and her plans for the Trust over the next five years.

Three questions with Crestline’s Dave Philipp

Crestline, which is based in Texas, has shifted towards the preferred equity niche. Secondaries Investor caught up with the firm’s head of PE credit and fund restructuring to talk deal sourcing and increased interest in preferred equity.

Draper Esprit: primary and secondaries differentiation is ‘a bit weird’

Chief executive Simon Cook speaks to Secondaries Investor about the firm's approach to the secondaries market, the problems with the traditional private equity model and a deal that is edging towards close.

Using SPVs for portfolio rebalancing and pricing discounts

Special Purpose Vehicle structures can be useful tools for secondaries transactions, according to Shawn Schestag, managing director at Sixpoint Partners.

Scoring sentiment: Rede’s Zafir on aged primaries and liquidity

Secondaries Investor recently caught up with Yaron Zafir, head of secondaries at London-headquartered Rede Partners, about the findings of the advisory firm's liquidity report and the increase of aged primaries deals.

Pantheon’s Albert and BearTooth’s Brown on restructurings

The veteran fundraisers discuss the impact that fund restructurings will have on firms when they seek to raise new funds.

AlpInvest’s Moerel on GP-leds, energy and Asia

Wouter Moerel, the firm's head of secondaries, tells Secondaries Investor about how the Carlyle unit's investor base has evolved with its latest $6.5bn programme and its investment strategy.

Park Hill: securitisations will rise, but won’t be ubiquitous

Larry Thuet, managing director and co-founder of secondaries advisor Park Hill, tells us whether the market is changing and whether securitisations will increase.

Axiom: Asia still a seller’s market

In January, Singapore's Axiom Asia Private Capital raised more than $1 billion for its fourth Asia-focused fund of funds. Secondaries Investor spoke to managing partner Alex Lee about why the firm expects secondaries to play a larger role in its latest vehicle.