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Drawdowns could enable managers to pre-empt liquidity issues arising from the pandemic but may compound the problem for certain LPs.
Coronavirus and business
Eight things private equity managers and their portfolio companies should do to limit impact from the coronavirus, according to the Netherlands' Achmea Investment Management.
The firm ended last year with €533m in cash, no structural debt and €3.8bn in dry powder.
The industry learned some valuable lessons from the GFC, but this crisis will be different.
How coronavirus is hitting private markets across the world. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Passenger airplane
The world's second-largest PE firm enforces a firm-wide travel ban in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
coal transport
The asset manager has pulled plans for either a private sale or IPO for an Australia-based coal export terminal amid travel restrictions and market volatility.
Travel disruption from coronavirus
Sponsors are also pushing for longer due diligence windows to account for disruption caused by coronavirus and to better understand its impact, a law firm has said.
Lawyers from Paul Weiss pinpoint the areas of a private equity firm's operations that may need to be adjusted to account for the coronavirus outbreak, including fund documentation, valuation and banking relationships.
MACs may become the order of the day depending on how the coronavirus outbreak continues. LPs and GPs are also discovering the joy of video conferencing. Plus: a Golden Gate portfolio company is tapping the secondaries market and Actis has spelled out its impact credentials. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.

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