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The rise of GP-led secondaries is raising interesting questions about the level of returns LPs should be expecting, say Investec Fund Solutions' Ian Wiese and Michael Zornitta.
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Secondaries managers will excel if they remain focused on key market fundamentals while continuously adapting, says Pomona Capital’s Michael Granoff.
A clear rationale and early engagement with LPs can help overcome the complexities involved in GP-leds, say Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partners Aleks Bakic, Fadi Samman and Daniel Quinn.
The traditional 10-year fund life hasn't changed but GPs want to hold assets for longer. That's where secondaries come in, says the firm's Barry Miller.
There is an art to managing the contrasting cashflow profiles of traditional LP and GP-led secondaries, says Charles Smith, chief investment officer and managing partner at secondaries firm Glendower Capital.
GPs are no longer spectators in secondaries transactions, which provides opportunities for investors, says Christiaan van der Kam, head of secondaries at the firm.
The deals are increasingly seen as an alternative to exit and will drive activity in Asia-Pacific say Greenhill’s Briac Houtteville and Lloyd Bradbury.
A positive selection bias, deep due diligence and strong alignment make GP-led secondaries an attractive proposition, write managing directors Brian Mooney and Stephen Sloan in this sponsored Q&A.

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