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Adam Le is Senior Editor, EMEA, for PEI Media's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Private Equity International and Secondaries Investor. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.
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Devlin, a prolific commentator and prominent lawyer in the private equity industry, has advised some of the market's biggest players on secondaries, M&A and co-investment deals.
The secondaries market is expanding private equity access to individual investors and defined contribution pension plans.
Andrew McCaffery, chief investment officer at the $706.3bn asset management giant, says there's traction around the democratisation of the asset class.
Co-GP relationships, reps and warranties insurance, and sponsors of all shapes and sizes using secondaries capital are just around the corner.
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The pandemic has thrown up some unexpected issues for secondaries market participants, including a sponsor who threatened litigation over a stapled deal.
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The law firm advised on more than $57bn-worth of secondaries transactions last year and represented GPs including Audax Group and Clearlake Capital Group.
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Elliot Weston, head of UK Tax and partner at Hogan Lovells, lays out the effects on buyers and sellers of LP fund stakes and what to expect from the proposed changes to stamp duty.
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OakNorth Bank has completed a revolving credit line with Bluegem Capital Partners, marking the lender's entry to the private equity fund finance market.
Presenting the results of an exclusive survey of advisors' deal activity last year based on transaction volume, GP-led/LP sale split, transaction closing times and more.
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The niche strategy is coming into its own, as it did back in the global financial crisis.
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