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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.
Oliver Gardey and Ryan Levitt discuss market volatility, the need for specialism in secondaries and the likely drivers of LP deals in 2022.
More specialised, more data-driven and ever seasonal: PEI considers what the LP secondaries market might look like in five years’ time.
Here’s a preview of PEI’s upcoming secondaries roundtable and what participants think is in store for a market that seems to know no bounds.
Secondaries pricing has become uncertain, with inflation, supply chain disruptions, geopolitical turmoil and rising interest rates causing public market volatility since the beginning of the year.
GP-led deals are flying high as more sponsors look to the secondaries market to hold on to prized assets for longer.
The challenges of selling such a big offering are highlighted by growing uncertainty around secondaries pricing, weakening amid public market volatility, rising inflation and geopolitical shocks from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Portfolios with valuations pegged to 30 September no longer reflect market dynamics, including public market volatility, plunging tech valuations and geopolitical turmoil sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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