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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.

Simon Witney, special counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton, says he doesn't see ESG and financial returns as a trade-off.
As the European Commission seeks to update AIFMD, Cyril Demaria of Wellershoff & Partners urges the sector to come up with counter-proposals for the sake of the industry and economic growth.
Coronavirus
The coronavirus epidemic could not have come at a worse time for domestic PE firms, some of which have already been struggling on the fundraising trail.
A combination of indebtedness and tanking oil and gas prices led to Southland's bankruptcy, not its valuation process.
Diversity in private equity
Diversity dominated discussion at IPEM 2020 in Cannes – but will these words turn into action?
Some of the key talking points and takeaways from the largest gathering of private equity finance and operations professionals.
Binoculars or telescope on top of skyscraper at observation deck to admire the city skyline at sunset.Telescope located on the Beijing Olympic Tower
More than 600 delegates are gathering in New York next week for a jam-packed agenda at the world’s pre-eminent event for finance and operations chiefs.
Alex Green, Macfarlanes
Reinvesting in a company you’re exiting has obvious benefits for a GP, alongside numerous challenges, writes Macfarlanes’ Alex Green.
Climate change protestors hold their placards high.
Implementing robust ESG policies to reduce carbon emissions is a necessary step; but firms should not ignore the need to safeguard their portfolios from more immediate climate change effects that threaten returns.
Investors should pay attention to how GPs capitalize their own investment in a fund because it raises questions about their real ‘skin in the game’.
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