Impending NAV updates and carried interest catch-up can make or break a transaction.
The investment bank's analysis of the first half suggests that 2017 could break records on a number of fronts.
The region priced highest among all fund types apart from venture capital and infrastructure, according to data from Setter Capital.
The head of Northleaf Capital Partners' London office, Daniel Dupont, discusses the keys to making a good secondaries investment.
Pricing moved from 82 percent of NAV in the first half to 88 percent in the second, according to research by Greenhill.
Almost 90% of respondents to a recent survey by Campbell Lutyens described the market as 'competitive' or 'highly competitive'.
Average high bids for stakes in VC funds increased by 11% compared with a year ago, according to intermediary Setter Capital.
Partners Group's Dmitriy Antropov discusses the strength of asset pricing, the best ways to source deals and the skill set required for due diligence in this third extract from The Secondaries Market.
Pricing has reached 'unusually high levels', according to the investment firm's chairman.
Deal value in the secondaries market dropped slightly last year, but billion-dollar transactions in the pipeline should ensure a better 2017.