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Young Gun among Debevoise partner promotions

John Rife, who was named in Secondaries Investor's 2017 list of the most impressive industry professionals under 36, is one of five to make the step up at the firm.

Fund of funds sales drive law firm activity in 2017

Secondaries Investor’s annual law firm survey saw an increase in funds of funds and secondaries funds’ sell-side activity and a rise in complex deal types.

Kirkland promotes two secondaries lawyers

Law firm Kirkland & Ellis has elevated Jaclyn L. Rabin and Paul Mysliwiec to the position of partner as part of a raft of promotions.

Debevoise makes restructurings promotion

The move is one of seven promotions to partner.

A top 10 guide for secondaries buyers

In an increasingly crowded transactions market, the competitive edge is shifting to buyers with efficient transaction processes. Fadi Samman, a partner in the investment management practice at law firm Akin Gump, offers his tips for what investors should consider.

Only a quarter of LPAs have right of first refusal

Fewer limited partnership agreements contain right of first refusal clauses, which is a good thing for the secondaries market, according to a law firm.

Stapled considerations

Fund restructurings have entered the mainstream, which means GPs need a better understanding of the legal and compliance risks involved in the strategy, write Gibson Dunn lawyers Candice Choh and Shawn Domzalski.

Changes to UK LP rules will help secondaries market

Proposed changes to private fund limited partnerships would benefit secondaries funds and secondaries investors in the UK.

MJ Hudson H1 volume surpasses 2014 total

The alternative assets specialists has advised on more secondaries deals so far this year than all of 2014.

Proskauer hires Bertrand-Delfau as partner

The global law firm has hired the secondaries deals expert to expand its advisory capacity.

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