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San Francisco-based Melting Point Solutions seeks to maximise pricing for sellers by seeking bids for single items as well as whole portfolios. Raphael Haas, the firm's chief executive, talks to Secondaries Investor about why multi-buyer sales can deliver better pricing for sellers and why non-dedicated buyers can provide outlier pricing.
The secondaries market is making it harder for GPs to massage their fund performance figures, according to EMEA head Jim Strang.
Some investors believe a bear market is already here and are starting to derisk, according to research by the secondaries trading platform.
The interdealer broker's secondaries team will consolidate with its debt solutions team under new management.
The interdealer broker's alternatives team will remain intact despite Alastair Sword's departure – the latest in a series of exits.
The placement agent and advisory firm has opened an office in Florida and plans to launch in four other locations.
Gurdeep Gill has joined former Setter MD Robert McGrath at his recently launched fund of funds-focused secondaries firm.
The $2.4bn US pension wants to become a seller and buyer of private markets stakes.
The investment banking arm of CBRE Group advised on 187 fund interests that were transferred during the year, with deal volume brokered by the firm hitting a record $2.4bn.
A senior member of the firm has relocated to New York to lead a three-person team as it expands its secondaries brokerage operations, Secondaries Investor has learned.

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