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Christopher Witkowsky

A new study suggests J-curves can actually be used to predict performance – from an early stage in a fund’s life.
Detroit is the largest city in the US to file for protection under Chapter 9 of the bankruptcy code, and so there are still a lot of unanswered questions – not least around its obligations to keep up with capital calls from GPs
Leading secondary advisor UBS lost its chief Nigel Dawn, who later joined Evercore – setting up what could be an epic battle for mandates in the rest of 2013.
Secondary market deal activity declined dramatically in the first half of 2013, amid strong public markets. Secondary buyers have been waiting for the floodgates to burst open.
Bogdan Cenanovic was named interim head of the team, replacing Glen Silvestri (pictured), who left the Canadian pension system in July.
Jennifer Morais has left CPPIB's funds, secondaries and co-investments team, which is working to deploy $10bn in secondaries deals over five years.
The bankrupt city’s $2bn General Retirement System will interview Landmark and Lexington as it searches for a manager to run a $15m allocation to private equity secondaries.
The Chicago-based firm requested more time to wrap up its fourth fund, which closed on $405m in 2000.
TPG has received the LP support it needed to obtain by Friday for an investment period extension on Fund VI, in part by offering to use 100% of transaction fees to offset the management fee on deals done during the extension.
The loss of Nigel Dawn to Evercore has not stopped UBS from moving forward with its secondaries business, under the leadership of Philip Tsai (pictured).
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