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Thought leadership from the secondaries sector’s leading voices including legal experts, industry veterans, asset class specialists (from real estate to private equity) and academics.

PE will start adopting VC’s fund terms

More venture capital-like fund terms could be bad news for limited partners.

CFOs & COOs Forum 2019: What to watch out for

With more than 600 delegates gathering for next week’s forum in New York, we’re expecting robust discussion around some of the issues that matter most to the back office.
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Will the World Bank fully embrace its catalyst potential?

Jim Yong Kim’s belief that he can do more by operating in the private sector again raises questions about the finance institution's role in the 21st century.

Seven new private equity stories in 2019

What do we think we will be reporting this year?

Is the lower mid-market the new mid-market?

The prevailing ‘grow or die’ approach to fundraising creates a distinct opportunity for spin-outs to outperform in an overlooked corner of the market, writes Anne Moore, of placement agent Monument Group.

Demystifying Solvency II’s latest regulations

Two industry experts involved in the latest consultation process for Solvency II summarise the key points and how they affect insurers' private equities investments.

How to succeed in the ‘take-private’ arena

Private equity firms with the right proactive mindset and approach stand to capitalise on public companies who want to go private.

Longer-dated funds: the shifting return focus of private equity

Macfarlanes' Christopher Good examines how such vehicles should be structured in order to maximise incentives while managing return expectations.

Why Turkish PE could delight LPs

eFront's chief strategy officer dives deep into the performance of Turkey's private equity funds.

The holy trinity of terms: preferred return

In the final instalment of a three-part series, long-time limited partner turned consultant Ray Maxwell reflects on shortcomings of the hurdle rate in private equity and proposes an alternative.

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