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Editor's View

Our in-house take on what news, trends and developments affecting the secondaries market means to its different participants. In these weekly commentaries we stir discussion and prompt debate as well as comment on issues important to market participants in a lively and thought-provoking way.

Negotiating a minefield

Private equity firms launching debt arms must act very carefully to avoid conflicts of interest.

A key-man conundrum

KKR’s poaching of CLSA’s head of real estate has implications for private fund managers of all asset classes.

Secondaries’ new $6.3trn player

Why BlackRock is now entering the fray.

Why Verdane’s buyout fund is an ‘edda-fying’ development

The Nordic firm's Edda fund shows LPs are willing to back new propositions from GPs that can demonstrate an ability to deploy capital in a challenging environment.

An industry on the up

The winners of this year’s PEI Awards showcase an industry moving from strength to strength

Twelve days of private equity Christmas

The private equity industry was the gift that kept on giving this year.

Fund finance: when one facility fits all

Umbrella fund finance can provide a simplified approach for managers with multiple strategies, writes sister publication Private Debt Investor's editor Andy Thomson.

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