Private markets

The convergence of investing skills and activities between public and private markets has developed apace since the global financial crisis. As investment firms have sought to diversify and extend their capital allocation capabilities, there has been a widespread growth in broader private markets investing, most notably in the evolution of tactical opportunities/special situations and private credit portfolios. Beyond this, co-investment, secondaries and most recently SPACs are an incremental part of this market segment.

Our extensive experience in assessing and evaluating management, investment and distribution expertise across public and private markets places us at the forefront of advising a range of clients on these continued growth opportunities.

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