The figures behind secondaries’ second record year

In this podcast, Secondaries Investor's Madeleine Farman, Adam Le and Hannah Zhang dig deeper into the latest advisory reports, discussing key trends seen last year and how this could translate into dealmaking this year.

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In this episode of Second Thoughts, our bi-monthly take on the biggest trends and developments in secondaries, Secondaries Investor‘s Madeleine Farman, Adam Le and Hannah Zhang cut through the headline figures in 2023’s advisory reports to break down geographic trends and key themes in the market.

Total deal volume sat somewhere in the region of $109 billion to $115 billion in 2023 with LP-led volume making up $56 billion to $66 billion.

Farman, Le and Zhang delve into topics including APAC secondaries market activity, structured liquidity offerings such as NAV loans, preferred equity and GP commit financing, and the popularity of multi-asset continuation funds as managers seek to find ways to generate DPI for LPs.