PODCAST: Evercore’s Nigel Dawn on the secondaries opportunities to come

We catch up with investment bank Evercore's private capital advisory head, who discusses single-asset transactions, secondaries deals in the era of covid-19 and what's in store for the market this year.

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Secondaries deal volume fell 56 percent to $18 billion in the first half of the year as the pandemic froze markets and public market volatility made transactions more difficult to close.

One group that has still been launching – and closing – deals during this year’s crisis is investment bank Evercore, which topped the Secondaries Investor Advisory Survey 2020 ranking of advisors by deal volume.

We caught up with Nigel Dawn, global head of Evercore’s private capital advisory unit, to discuss the rise of single-asset restructuring deals and what’s in store for the secondaries market this year.

Find our analysis of Evercore’s mid-year report here.