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.

Brookfield growth commitment
With the private equity industry descending on the German capital this week, here are three ways GPs can help their funds stand out from the crowd.
Investors’ views over the importance of DE&I issues and whether they ultimately affect fund commitments are as varied as the LP community itself.
As the economy turns downward and the rationale behind GP-led deals changes, the SEC’s fairness opinion mandate could be a good thing for the secondaries market.
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Alternatives managers going public remains an issue some LPs can’t get their heads around.
Thinking Team
LPs are being asked to 'let go of asset buckets' in a bid to make a meaningful impact on carbon emissions.
governance
It is right to scrutinise the relationship between public pensions and investment managers; the long-term health of the private markets industry will benefit.
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PEI’s 40 under 40: Future Leaders of Private Equity 2022 will need to navigate a raft of changes in the industry, including macroeconomic and geopolitical issues.
lending
The firm, which has raised €2.6bn for its debut lending fund, estimates the size of this market could grow to $700bn by the end of this decade.
conference
The end of the rapid fundraising era, dealing with LP rejection and an overreliance on performance as a selling point were some of the themes that emerged in a jam-packed two days in New York.
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Managers that are willing to embrace nascent technologies, such as artificial intelligence, might be in a position to make smarter investment decisions and act more quickly.
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