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Duff & Phelps EMEA secondaries head departs

Richard Olson, who joined the firm in 2017 to build out its secondaries practice, left this month.
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UBS fund financing unit takes secondaries market share

The bank's secondaries advisory group has teamed up with its fund financing unit and has deployed as much as $3bn over the last two years.
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The private equity secondaries market: a Cinderella story

The secondaries market's transformation into a $70bn market is due to both a wave of the Fairy Godmother’s wand and the payoff for years of scrubbing floors, write Houlihan Lokey's Jeff Hammer and Paul Sanabria.
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Caspersen’s out of prison; has anything changed?

The release of former restructurings expert Andrew Caspersen should remind the private equity industry more scrutiny is a good thing.
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Private equity needs to become a liquid asset class and here’s why

LPs not proactively managing their mature fund commitments are incurring potentially huge opportunity costs.

Park Hill director departs – exclusive

Christopher Hope, who joined from Blackstone, has left the firm after nine years, Secondaries Investor has learned.

Debevoise promotes two to partner

Private equity lawyer Jane Engelhardt and tax lawyer Cécile Beurrier both count HarbourVest Partners among their clients.

Mercury Capital acquired by Investcorp

Four Investcorp representatives will join the placement agent and secondaries advisor's board of directors as part of the deal.

Secondaries market sees rapid change

The market is evolving rapidly, becoming deeper, more granular and more complex. Six roundtable participants tell us what form it is taking.

Campbell Lutyens’ secondary market overview: 4 takeaways

GP-led strip sales, a steep reduction in the use of deferrals and a big swing in market sentiment were among the defining characteristics of 2018, according to a report by the secondaries advisor.
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