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When it comes to pricing, speed is of the essence for LPs looking to sell portfolios, yet is only one piece of the puzzle.
Any attempts to streamline the GP-led process should provide guardrails, write Maurice Gindi, Kenneth Blazejewski and Sophie Smith from law firm Cleary Gottlieb.
The sale, valued at around $6bn by net asset value plus unfunded commitments, ranks among the largest to ever trade.
Many public institutions in the US are exploring portfolio sales thanks to a confluence of factors that has left them at, or above, their private equity allocations.
The impact secondaries firm has shifted the focus of its clean growth strategy recently to preferred equity structured transactions from traditional LP interests.
LPs are beset with a glut of requests for re-ups from their existing managers, in many cases at a much quicker pace than ever before.
With a rapidly growing market in an increasingly volatile environment, secondaries investors need to creatively focus on the basics, says chief executive Michael Granoff in this sponsored Q&A.
The firm has held the final close and first close on its latest venture capital and private equity secondaries funds, respectively, according to chief executive Scott Hart.
The government agency is looking to commit up to $100m to global secondaries private equity managers.